Did you know that Switzerland's most extensive moor landscape is located right here in the Lake Lucerne Region? Explore pristine raised bogs and fenland, flower-filled alpine meadows, sombre spruce forests and broad meadows on leisurely hikes through Central Switzerland's five most scenic moor landscapes.
The Langis-Glaubenberg moor landscape is characterised by a patchwork of fens and raised bogs, alpine pastures, wooded areas and torrents. The Moor Bear Trail consists of 20 info-stations explaining the flora and fauna of this sensitive ecosystem. The observation tower provides wonderful views of the upland moor and the snow-covered mountains to the south.
The UNESCO Biosphere Entlebuch is famous for its numerous breathtaking moors. Consisting of five stages, the moorland trail takes you through flower-rich fens, barren upland moors and dark spruce forests. You could, for instance, walk from Sörenberg to Kemmeriboden-Bad within sight of the stony flanks of the Schrattenfluh, while the Mooraculum world of adventure is great fun for families exploring Switzerland's largest expanse of moorland.
Discover the Ibergeregg on a picturesque hike from the Rotenflue to Oberiberg. The protected moorland forests of the Ibergeregg were voted Swiss Landscape of the Year in 2019. The Scandinavian-looking landscape is dotted with humid forests boasting a high level of biodiversity, which are also home to endangered species such as the capercaillie and black grouse.
The ever-changing moor trail leads through the scenic beauty of the Rothenthurm moor. The gently flowing Biber meanders through mystical spruce forests and meadows dotted with wild orchids. Experience the unspoilt upland moor on a leisurely walk and breathe in the soothing freshness.
The Klausen pass is in the midst of a majestic mountain world and boasts numerous moors. The Schächen valley high-level trail traverses an idyllic upland moor and flower-filled alpine meadows; it also offers views of Lake Uri and of the most extensive area in Canton Uri where traditional "wild" haymaking is still practised.