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Bear adventure trail, S-charl

Theme trailHiking trail
Time required: 30 minutesLength: 1.70 km


June, July, August, September, October


Schweizerischer Nationalpark - Besucherzentrum
Urtatsch 2
7530 Zernez
Tel. +41 (0) 81 851 41 41

Schweizerischer Nationalpark - On the bear adventure trail in S-charl children learn everything they wanted to know about bears at 9 different posts: What they eat, what traces they leave behind, how good their noses are or how children must conduct themselves in bear territory.



1.70 km
Amount untarred route
1.70 km
Altitude difference ascent
87 m
Altitude difference descent
32 m
Time required
30 minutes
Level technique
Level condition
Height profile view map


  • Educational opportunity
  • child-friendly

Equipment / Equipment rent

No additional material necessary


At Ravitschana post bus stop, the bear trail is signposted the whole way up to the Schmelzra museum.

Safety advices

Stream nearby, otherwise no particular dangers

Possibilities for catering

Picnic area at the Schmelzra museum
Restaurants in S-charl (1 km away)

Price information

"Bear adventure trail free
Entry to the Schmelzra museum (Bear and mining exhibition): Adults CHF 8.-, children CHF 5.-
Museum S-charl, telephone +41 (0)81 864 86 77
Engadin Scuol, telephone +41 (0)81 861 88 00, E-Mail:"


Schmelzra museum S-charl with bear exhibition

  • Picnicplace
  • Fireplace
  • Toilet


Starting point
Postautohaltestelle Ravitschana (Altitude: 1714 m)
Arrival by public transport
Scuol, Ravitschana Timetable SBB
Museum Schmelzra (Altitude: 1752 m)
Arrival by public transport
Scuol, Schmelzra Timetable SBB

Suitable for

The offer is suitable for

  • Children < 6 years
  • Children from 7-12 years
  • Children >12 years
  • Families
  • Groups

The offer has been particularly developed for

  • First cycle (Kindergarten and 1st/2nd grade)
  • Second cycle (3rd - 6th grade, primary level)
  • Third cycle (1st – 3rd grade, lower secondary)
  • Upper Secondary School Classes

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Safien Valley Legend Trail

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Hiking trail
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