Hohe Tauern National Park
is an extensive area that protects biosphere of the Central Eastern
Alps covering several glaciers, picturesque waterfalls and the
highest peaks east of the Brenner Pass. The most spectacular tourist
destination is a
Hohe Tauern National Park was established
in 1971 and after several decades nature reserve is full of life and
diversity. Centuries of human presence is now largely covered by
lush vegetation. Its fauna includes Alpine ibex, chamois and red
deer. Some of the most important burds that nest here include the
golden eagle and griffon vulture.
program of formerly extinct Bearded vulture and Alpine marmot have been
successful. Hohe Tauern National Park is one of
the most popular destinations in Austria. The best time to visit
these lands is in late May to early September. Winter months make
many of the hiking trails hard to access and quiet dangerous.