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"Nature’s Lifelines"

The National Park gate in Simmerath-Rurberg has the motto “Nature’s Lifelines”. Follow animal tracks through the fascinating natural and cultural history of the Eifel or experience rivers, streams, tarns and lakes from the perspective of a kite! Crayfish, pearl oysters and beavers offer fascinating insights into their lives and demonstrate the importance of National Parks. Entry is free.

Services include

  • Tourist Information
  • “Lebensadern der Natur” (Nature’s Lifelines) exhibition   
  • Digital terrain model of the National Park   
  • National Park films

Information on barrier-free accessibility:

  • wheelchair accessible   
  • disabled toilet
  • some films with subtitles and sign language

Opening hours:

1st April to 31st October from 10am to 6pm
1st November to 31st March from 10am to 4pm

The Rurberg National Park gate is the starting point for free guided tours of the Kermeter forest: the Rurberg ranger tour begins here at 11am each Saturday.