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General notice

Dear guests and visitors
Due to construction works, the railroad line between Stansstad and Engelberg will be closed from 22 March to 18 April 2021. Rail replacement buses will operate.

Mountain biking

Discover the area on two wheels. Whether you ride comfortably along the lakes or master a challenging single trail: the possibilities are unlimited. Discover the most beautiful trails for your mountain bike vacations in Nidwalden.

Trail rules

The mountain-biker’s code be a likeable biker!
mountain bikers…

… are tolerant and considerate.

  • Respect the rights of way of other trail users.
  • Announce your presence in plenty of time – and there’s always time for a quick hello.
  • Reduce your speed when overtaking, or crossing someone’s path. If necessary, stop.
  • Avoid busy sections.

… protect what they love.

  • Only ride on designated roads, paths, trails and marked slopes
  • Do not leave the designated routes.
  • Respect trail closures and protected areas.

… are considerate of wild animals and farm animals.

  • If you encounter an animal, stop and wait until it has gone on its way.
  • Close all gates after passing through them.
  • Pass herds of animals and guard dogs on foot, calmly, and at a respectful distance.
  • Do not ride on trails at night.

... leave no traces.

  • Avoid hard braking and skidding – that damages both the trail and your tyres.
  • After rainfall, avoid unpaved surfaces.
  • Take your litter home.

… stay in control.

  • Always maintain an adequate stopping sight distance.
  • Adapt your speed to the circumstances.
  • Plan your tour; realistically assess your own abilities and the weather.

... are well equipped and well informed.

  • Always wear a helmet.
  • Always take along a repair kit and first-aid kit.
  • Warm, waterproof clothes are required on bike tours.
  • Make sure your bike is roadworthy.
  • In emergencies, ask for help. Emergency number: 112, Rega air rescue: 1414

Follow these rules and be a good ambassador for our sport. Be considerate of others – Share the Trail!