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Bicycle tour
Time required: < 2hLength: 14.80 km


All season


Stiftung Wildnispark Zürich
Alte Sihltalstrasse 38
8135 Sihlwald
Tel. +41 (0)44 722 55 22

Wildnispark Zürich Sihlwald - This cycling route leads from Zurich's town centre to the wilderness in Sihlwald and for most of the way on car-free tracks, always follows the bank of the River Sihl (regional cycle route 94).



14.80 km
Amount untarred route
7.00 km
Altitude difference ascent
103 m
Altitude difference descent
31 m
Time required
< 2h
Level technique
Level condition
Height profile view map


There is also the possibility on continuing with a cycling circuit through the Sihlwald, see the route proposal "Sihlwald circuit".

Equipment / Equipment rent

Bicycle hire possible at the ""Rent a Bike"" rental station at Zurich main station.


Red signpost of Veloland Switzerland with the route number 94.

Safety advices

The route runs practically the whole way on cycle paths, residential area roads and forest tracks, and only a few main roads have to be crossed.


Visitor centre with information, museum and shop

  • Playground
  • Picnicplace
  • Fireplace
  • Toilet


Starting point
Zürich Hauptbahnhof (Sihlpost) (Altitude: 408 m)
Arrival by public transport
Zürich HB Timetable SBB
Sihlwald, Areal Besucherzentrum (Altitude: 485 m)
Arrival by public transport
Sihlwald, Bahnhof Timetable SBB

Suitable for

The offer is suitable for

  • Adults
  • Children from 7-12 years
  • Children >12 years
  • 50+
  • Families

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Wildnispark Zürich Sihlwald

Glögglifrosch pond

The cleaned-up ponds along the River Sihl between Langnau am Albis and Sihlwald offer a home for the Glögglifrosch (midwife toad).

Wildnispark Zürich Sihlwald

Visitor centre in Sihlwald

There is information, a souvenir and bookshop at the visitor centre in Zurich's wilderness park, and it also has a museum with interactive exhibitions about nature and the wilderness.

Visitor center
Wildnispark Zürich Sihlwald

Visitor centre barbecue area

There are three barbecue area with several benches in front of the Visitor centre in Sihlwald. Firewood is available in wooden crates.

Wildnispark Zürich Sihlwald

Sihlwald wilderness playground

Branch nests, suspension bridges, an hollow silver fir trunk, a snake made of wood - these are the centrepieces of the wilderness playground at the visitor centre in Sihlwald. The exciting play wilderness offers challenges for young and old.