Hiking, biking, etc.

Around the town of Riefensbeek-Kamschlacken there are beautiful hiking trails with stops in various restaurants, e.g. Pixhaier Mühle in Buntenbock, Polsterberger Hubhaus, Dammhaus (on the Harzhochstrasse) and Hanskühnenburg (in the national park).

A lateral entry to the hiking trail 2008, the "Harzer Hexenstieg" is possible.
From 2010 new hiking trails will be opened up. The “Harzer Baudenstieg” leads above Riefensbeek past the Hans-Kühnenburg, as does the “Försterstieg”, which leads from Goslar to Riefensbeek-Kamschlacken.
Most of the trails are also suitable for cyclists and mountain bikers.

We would be happy to provide you with maps for your tours. You have the opportunity to thoroughly clean your bikes with us and store them safely.

Swimming, wellness

Families with children have the opportunity to switch off in the Osteroder leisure pool “Aloha” (indoor and outdoor pools). The pool has a swimming pool, baby pool, water slide and a sauna area, among other things.
Wellness enthusiasts can really relax in the thermal bath “Hot Brocken” in Altenau with a sauna, massages and saltwater baths. Massages and treatments can be booked at short notice.

Play and fun

In addition to bowling, the Osterode bowling center also offers billiards and darts.
Families and groups can experience a fun evening here. 

The summer toboggan runs in St. Andreasberg and the year-round toboggan run in Hahnenklee offer a great variety for young and old.
In winter, the “Mathias-Schmidt-Berg” in St. Andreasberg, routes at Torfhaus, Sonnenberg, Altenau and Hahnenklee invite you to go skiing, snowboarding and tobogganing.

The crazy golf course in town is extraordinary and with handicap holes invites you to play a fun game.


The imperial city of Goslar is a magnet for young and old with the imperial palace, the historic old town and the many museums.

The world cultural heritage, the Goslar “Rammelsberg” with its visitor mine and the Upper Harz water shelf invite you to visit.


The Bad Harzburg spa offers its guests a wide range of sports and leisure activities, an international casino and supposedly Germany's most beautiful natural racecourse (international horse racing).
The Harz Music Days in June and the horse racing weeks at the end of July are the city's biggest events.


In Bad Grund, the cave experience center at the Iberg stalactite cave offers an insight into the life of the world's oldest known cave family (from Osterode / Förste).

The cities of Wernigerode and Quedlinburg are the most famous cities in the Eastern Harz. They too have beautiful old towns and castles that are well worth seeing.

From Brocken, the highest mountain in the Harz, you can see for miles as far as Braunschweig when the visibility is good.
Hiking enthusiasts can reach the summit via the Goetheweg, among other things. The Harz narrow-gauge railway runs from Schierke, Drei-Annen-Hohne or Wernigerode to the Brocken.

The Bodetal with the goal of Rappbodetalsperre, Rosstrappe and Hexentanzplatz in Thale attracts motorcyclists in particular because of the beautiful, winding route.

At the edge of the route in Hasselfelde is the legendary western town “Pullman City” with a show program.
Even the grown-ups can still be cowboys here.