Nature Trail


Difficulty Medium
Length 3.7 km Duration 01:30 h
Ascent 448 m Descent 41 m
Highest point 1883 m Lowest point 1436 m
The family-friendly theme trail provides interesting facts about alpine flowers and avalanches.
Properties Refreshment points, Mountain railway, Scenic, One way tour
Best season
  • Jan
  • Feb
  • Mar
  • Apr
  • May
  • Jun
  • Jul
  • Aug
  • Sep
  • Oct
  • Nov
  • Dec
This educational trail starts next to the valley station of the Gütsch-Express gondola lift in Andermatt. From here, you walk up to the protection forest from where you can enjoy wonderful views of the valley. Along the way, hikers will find information panels with lots of interesting information about the avalanche barriers. The tasks of the protection forest are also explained. The destination of this route is the Nätschen train station.


Andermatt Bahnhof - Chilchenberg - Börtli - Nätschen Bahnhof
Safety note spring and autumn: observe game resting area
  • Clothing appropriate for the weather
  • Sturdy footwear
  • Hiking poles are recommended
  • Binoculars
  • Camera
  • Daypack
Tip of author
  • autumn months very beautiful (moss and mushrooms)
  • Beautiful views
  • Camera
  • Return with the Gütsch-Express or the Matterhorn Gotthard Railway
Starting point Train station Andermatt
Public transit

Fahrplan SBB

Fahrplan Matterhorn Gotthard Bahn

Private transit Routenplaner