Szálkahalom Nature trail

Szálkahalom nature trail shows the typical surface forms and important plant communities of the Hortobágy steppes. The starting point is the kurgan (burial mound) so called Szálkahalom which was erected by nomadic people. 

Walking along the trail visitors can find all the plant communities typical for the alkaline grasslands of the Hortobágy. 

The nature trail can be visited on foot.


by car along the mainroad 33 at the milestone 79 

GPS: 47.575236, 21.243314


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 Hortobágy office in the building of Hortobágyi Csárda

Online ticket:

More information:

Phone: +36 (52) 589-000


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