Hohenroth woodlands surround the high lying (640 m) Hohenroth forester’s lodge, which houses a forest information centre and offers refreshments in the Waldland Café. In addition to a 40-hectare enclosure for red deer and Mesopotamian fallow deer, you can follow the “Kyrill Trail” that passes through an area of windthrow and you can also discover the Spiritual Path. It is operated by the Waldland Hohenroth Association, which has set itself the goal of communicating the experience of the forest in a multifaceted and creative way, promoting the interrelationship between forest and man, and illuminating modern knowledge about the life-giving power of the forest. (Download program 3 MB)
The former district forestry is situated in the middle of the forest at the crossroads of two ancient trade routes, the Kohlen- and Eisenstraße (Coal and Iron Roads). Not far away lies the Alte Burg Obernau (Old Castle of Obernau), a ring wall from Celtic times. The facility, owned by the State Forest of North Rhine-Westphalia, is still the highest inhabited house in the Siegerland.
The lodge, with its temporary exhibitions, is usually open:
Fridays to Sundays and public holidays, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.
(closed Mondays to Thursdays)
Groups from 15 pers. outside of these hours on request, free admission.