National Park Hengstpasshütte

Nationalpark Hengstpaßhütte - Infostelle & Selbstversorgerhütte © Nationalpark Kalkalpen

The Hengstpasshütte has been newly built in Kalkalpen National Park in keeping with the design of older huts from the region. It is available to hikers and national park visitors as an information center. The Hengstpass is one of the most popular hiking destinations in Kalkalpen National Park.
Arrival from Windischgarsten via Rosenau on the Hengstpass Landesstraße (L550) to the pass summit or from Ennstal in the east via Altenmarkt bei St. Gallen and Unterlaussa to the pass summit.

Opening times at the info center

May & October 2023
Friday – Sunday from 10 am – 4 pm
June & September 2023
Wednesday – Sunday from 10 am – 4 pm
July & August 2023
Tuesday – Sunday from 10 am – 4 pm

Contact info center Hengstpass Hütte
A-4581 Rosenau, Am Hengstpass 13
Phone + 43 (0) 75 84 / 39 51-350


Self-Catering Hut 

Selbstversorger Hütte Hengstpasshütte © Nationalpark Kalkalpen Buchner

The Hengstpasshütte in the national park is located right on the pass summit, and is an ideal starting point for hikes and bike tours in Kalkalpen National Park. In winter, the area around the Hengstpaß offers numerous opportunities for snowshoe hikes and ski tours. The Hengstpasshütte is bookable year-round!

Gemütliche Stube in der Hengstpaßhütte
Schlaflager in der Hengstpaßhütte


  • 2 dorm rooms for group sleeping, each for 10 people
  • 1 2-bed room
  • bed linens available, please bring your own towels!
  • sanitary rooms with shower
  • kitchen incl. pots, dishes, cutlery
  • cozy lounge with fireplace
  • fire pit for grilling
  • electricity available
  • no-smoking hut!
  • Accessible by car 


Information & Bookings for the self-catering hut
Villa Sonnwend National Park Lodge
Phone + 43 (0) 75 62 / 20 592