Bäckengraben Circular Trail

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Starting place: 4452 Ternberg
Destination: 4452 Ternberg

duration: 5h 24m
length: 17,2 km
Altitude difference (uphill): 740m
Altitude difference (downhill): 587m

Lowest point: 348m
Highest point: 765m
difficulty: easy
condition: medium
panoramic view: Great panorama

Paths covering:
Asphalt, Gravel, Hiking trail

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Short description:
Circular hike in the direction of Herndleck and via Saumarktbach and Riegler Seff through the Bäckengraben back.



Quality of experience: ***



Recommended season:

  • March
  • April
  • May
  • June
  • July
  • August
  • September
  • October
  • November



Properties:

  • Loop
  • Scenic
  • Refreshment stops available

Description:
There is a short and a long version of this circular hike. First, head towards Herndleck and return via a forest and meadow path at the Saumarktbach stream or via the Riegler Seff through the Bäckengraben.

Trail number: E86, E86a



Directions:
At the beginning, the trail leads in the direction of Herndleck and then branches off to the right into a forest path. At the Saumarktbach stream, the small loop turns off and leads back along a forest and meadow path on the right.

The large loop continues on a forest road to the junction of trail no. 13. From here, continue to Riegler Seff either via trail E86 or no. 13. The trail then continues on the asphalted path to the Schweinsegg fire station.


Here trail no. 13 branches off to the left in the direction of Gasthaus Sandner Linde. Return via the asphalted path to Bäckengraben and the starting point.


Alternative: At Schneeherrgott, you have the option of continuing along trail 409 to Kruckenbrettl and via Gscheid to Trattenbach or via Sulzboden to Grünburger Hütte.



Tip:
Climate-friendly to the National Park Region - railway station Ternberg: By train you can reach the starting point for this hike in about 1 hour from Linz and in about 2.5 hours from Vienna.
Starting point: Ternberg/railway station
Destination: Ternberg/railway station

further information:
  • Flatly
  • Board possible

Accessibility / arrival

Getting there
From Salzburg/Linz: A1 motorway exit Enns-Steyr > B115 into the Enns Valley.

From Vienna: A1 motorway exit Haag > B42 > B122 > B115 into the Enns Valley


From Passau: A8 Passau > Wels > A1 motorway exit Enns-Steyr > B115 into the Enns Valley


From Graz: A9 Pyhrnautobahn > motorway exit Klaus > Grünburg > into the Ennstal valley



Public Transit
The Ennstalbahn runs between Linz and Weißenbach-St. Gallen.

Details at www.ooevv.at


Railway Stations are located in Steyr, Garsten, Lahrndorf, Dürnbach, Ternberg, Trattenbach, Losenstein, Reichraming, Großraming, Gaflenz, Weyer, Küpfern, Kastenreith, Kleinreifling and Weißenbach-St. Gallen.



Parking
Ternberg/parking at the railway station
Travelling by public transport
Route planner for independent travellers
Most economical season
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Autumn
  • Early winter

Please get in touch for more information.

Bäckengraben Circular Trail
Tourismusverband Steyr und die Nationalpark Region
Stadtplatz 27
4400 Steyr

Phone +43 7252 53229
E-Mailinfo@steyr-nationalpark.at
Webwww.steyr-nationalpark.at/
http://www.steyr-nationalpark.at/

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Tour-Details

Starting place: 4452 Ternberg
Destination: 4452 Ternberg

duration: 5h 24m
length: 17,2 km
Altitude difference (uphill): 740m
Altitude difference (downhill): 587m

Lowest point: 348m
Highest point: 765m
difficulty: easy
condition: medium
panoramic view: Great panorama

Paths covering:
Asphalt, Gravel, Hiking trail

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