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The ban on forest access in the Saxon Switzerland National Park was lifted.
The Malerweg is not affected by these closures. Only some paths are not passable.
The following restrictions currently apply to the Malerweg:
- 1st stage:
From December 2nd for about 3 weeks in the Wehlener Grund traffic safety works take place between the bridge Wehlen and Märkel monument. The alternative for hikers leads over the Steinrücken.
- 3rd stage:
From November 1st to about December 9th 2022, extensive traffic safety work will take place at Tiefer Grund (also known as "Sense" in the region) between Brandbaude and Waitzdorf. Alternative for Malerweg hikers: Descent via Neuweg (or Schulzengrund) and continue in Polenztal and Sebnitztal to Kohlmühle.
- 4th stage:
Continue to note the closure of the Dorfbachklamm (since 2021). >> To the detour
Good to know: You will only come across burned areas directly in a few places, as the fires were mainly in the valuable and less accessible core zone. However, these areas still need their rest. Therefore, please stay on the marked trails at all times!
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