Hortobágy National Park Directorate
Entrance card to the Hortobágy National Park

Nature trails in the Hortobágy National Park for ecotourists


For the conservation of the nature values and for the safety of the visitors in the national park have been nature trails and demonstration areas established. These areas demonstrate the specific habitats of the Hortobágy, which can be discovered by visitors on their own. The demonstration areas and the nature trails can be visited only with a valid entrance card of the national park.

Nature trails for public admission:


Other areas in the Hortobágy National Park accessible with a valid entrance card:

By visiting the fishponds maintained by the Hortobágy Fishfarming Plc (Hortobágyi Halgazdaság Zrt.) visitors can have an insight into their rich flora and fauna. Nature shows a different, but always unique and spectacular face in every season. By walking along the fishponds visitors can also see the everyday life of the fishermen, which is sometimes hard but always interesting.

The following fishponds can be visited:

Fényes-fishpond system, Csécs-fishpond system, Gyökérkút-fishpond system (Gyökérkút-fishponds, Derzs-fishponds, Ohat-fishponds), Ivadéknevelő-fishpond system (Akadémia-fishponds), Kungyörgy-fishpond system, Malomháza-fishpond system, Elep-fishpond system, Folyás-fishpond system (Bivalyhalom-fishponds, Tinólapos-fishponds, Nagyszög)


Entrance card (permit)

The nature trails of the Hortobágy National Park (Szálkahalom, Hortobágy Great-Fishponds, Górés and Fekete-rét nature trails), and the fishponds of the Hortobágy  Fishfarming Plc. can be visited only with a valid entrance card (permit). The entrance card is valid for all the above mentioned ecotouristic trails and fishponds.


Entrance fees:

Daily card (valid for 24 hours):
Adult:                                                                 1500 HUF/person/day
Child,  student, senior:                                      800HUF/person/day 
Family (2 adults and 2 children/students):    3000 HUF/family/day,
for every additional child/student a child/student card can be purchased: 600 HUF/person/day                

Weekly card  (valid for 7 days):
Adult:                                                                 4500 HUF/person/week
Child,  student, senior:                                  2400HUF/person/week
Family (2 adults and 2 children/students):  9400 HUF/family/week,
for every additional child/student a child/student card can be purchased: 1800 HUF/person/week                


The entrance card can be purchased at the following places:

  • Tourinform office in the building of Hortobágyi Csárda, Hortobágy village
  • Halászbárka Information Centre, Hortobágy-Halastó
  • Kaparó Csárda Inn, on the main road no. 33 at the junction to Nagyiván village

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