Where the Harz is very famous for, are the various possibilities for hiking. In total there are more then 8.000 kilometer (5.000 miles) of hiking tracks in the Harz, often straight through the vast forests. In and around Braunlage there are variuous beautifull hiking tracks to be found, with or with out the guidance of a ranger.
The most famous hiking track of the Harz, is the Hexenstieg (Witches Trail), with 97 kilometer of track, separated in 8 stages.
This track leads you from Osterode to Thale, in close range of Pension Haus Christa.