Hortobágy Great Fishponds Nature trail

Along the nature trail visitors can have an overview of the rich flora and fauna of fishponds and marshes. This area is a Ramsar site maintaining breeding and migrating waterfowl populations of outstanding importance, so it is considered as one of the most important water bird habitats in Europe. Visitors can get an insight into the life of nesting and migrating waterfowl of the Carpathian-basin, including some endangered species. Fishfarming activities and methods of habitat management can also be seen. 

The nature trail can be visited on foot, by bicycle or with the narrow gauge railway.


By car along the mainroad 33 at the milestone 67 turn to Hortobágy-Halastó and drive until the Halászbárka Visitor Centre. 

GPS: 47.605357, 21.071268


The nature trails can be visited with national park entrance card.

National park entrance card

Daily ticket Weekly ticket Annual ticket
Adult 2300 HUF 6500 HUF   30 000 HUF
Child/student/retired 1500 HUF 3900 HUF
Family (2 adults and 2 children) 5700 HUF 15600 HUF

Entrance card can be purchased: 

  • Halászbárka Visitor Centre
  • Tourinform Office in the building of Hortobágyi Csárda

Online ticket: https://hnp.jegy.hu/

More information:

Phone: +36 (52) 589-000

E-mail: info@hnp.hu

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