Gesäuse National Park
The Gesäuse National Park was founded on October 26, 2002 and covers the municipalities of Admont, Johnsbach, Wenig, Hieflau, Landl and St. Gallen in the Austrian province of Styria. The 11,054 ha Gesäuse National Park with its monumental breakthrough valley between Admont and Hieflau, the Buchstein Massif and the Hochtorgruppe is not only unique in terms of landscape, but the Gesäuse National Park is also characterized by its concentration of various natural areas.
In Gesäuse National Park, the only Styrian national park, there are unique forest biotopes with mostly natural and natural forests, primeval forests, wetlands and riparian forests. The natural jewel Gesäuse has a lot to offer: the mighty cliffs and dreamy Ennsauen, contemplative hiking trails and over 100 well-rehabilitated climbs combine here with centuries of cultural tradition.
Key facts about Gesäuse National Park:
Built: October 26, 2002
Size: 11,054 ha
Altitude: 490 to 2,370 meters
Main rock types: Dachstein limestone, Ramsaudolomit
Mountain units: Ennstal Alps / Gesäuse, essentially comprises the two mountain ranges Buchsteinmassiv and Hochtorgruppe