Parking possibilities at the Ötscher

Start your mountain pleasure with the perfect parking place for your car.

Here you will find all information about the parking facilities at Ötscher. For families, 3D archers and nature lovers, we have different parking offers specifically tailored to individual needs.

Parking fee 

The parking fee for the parking lots of the Ötscher lifts is 5,00 € per day. Guests with a valid lift or archery course ticket as well as guests of the Schirmbar park for free. Parking tickets can be booked online at The entry of the license plate number is necessary. 

Parking facilities

Free parking 
The parking lot "P1 - Eibenkogl" can currently be used free of charge.

P3 & P4 - multi-storey car park 
The multi-storey parking lot is located at the valley station of the Gr. Ötscher in the Weitental and is suitable for all nature lovers and sports enthusiasts due to its central location.

P5 - Thistle parking lot
This parking area is located at the back of the hiking area, at the foot of the thistle piste. Due to the hiking routes to the Great and Small Ötscher starting from there, this parking lot is especially suitable for mountain sports enthusiasts.

Park regulations

Hochkar & Ötscher Tourism Ltd.

For the use of the parking lots:

  • P1 (bus parking lot),
  • P2 (parking lot Eibenkogel),
  • P3 & P4 (multi-storey parking lot) and
  • P5 (parking lot thistle piste)

the following parking regulations apply:

1. general regulations

1.1 The use of the parking areas (hereinafter referred to as "parking area") is only permitted upon conclusion of a usage agreement.

1.2 The contract of use shall be concluded exclusively between Hochkar & Ötscher Tourismus GmbH (hereinafter referred to as the "Parking Lot Operator") on the one hand and the user of the parking lot on the other hand, in compliance with the Parking Lot Regulations in the version valid during the parking period.

1.3 Any use of parking spaces which has not been demonstrably approved by Hochkar & Ötscher Tourismus GmbH is legally invalid and thus inadmissible (interference with possession).

2 Subject matter of the contract

2.1 Upon conclusion of the Contract of Use, the User shall acquire the right to park a motor vehicle that is safe in terms of traffic and operation, as well as officially approved, on a free and suitable parking space in the period from May 1 to November 1 in the time between 00:00 and 24:00 hours, as well as in the period from November 2 to April 30 in the time between 07:00 and 19:00 hours. Excluded from these times of use are zones specially marked by the parking lot operator, which are reserved for restaurants, overnight guests and multi-day parkers, as well as extraordinary regulations for events organized by Hochkar & Ötscher Tourismus GmbH.

2.2 This contract of use is concluded with the purchase of the parking ticket (online or at the lift ticket office on site) for the license plate number indicated when purchasing the ticket. If the user uses the parking lot with a different car (different license plate number) than the one specified when purchasing the ticket online, the parking lot operator must be notified immediately at the ticket office or by e-mail to

2.3 The provisions of these parking regulations are agreed upon with the contract of use.

2.4 The provisions of the Road Traffic Regulations (StVO), as amended from time to time, shall apply in the parking lot. Walking speed is the maximum permissible speed in the parking lot.

2.5 The guarding and safekeeping of the motor vehicle, its accessories, as well as any objects in the vehicle, or objects brought into the parking lot with the vehicle, shall not be subject matter of the contract.

2.6 Marked disabled parking spaces may only be used by disabled persons with a valid, clearly visible disabled person's pass in accordance with § 29b StVO.

2.7 Marked parking spaces for electric vehicles may only be used by electric vehicles during the charging process (maximum 4 hours).

3. liability provisions

3.1 The use of the parking lot is at one's own risk. The parking lot operator is not liable for the behavior of third parties, for theft and burglary. The parking lot operator shall only be liable for damage to a motor vehicle if such damage was caused by the parking lot operator or its employees intentionally or through gross negligence. This also applies to the re-parking of the motor vehicle, which is carried out by employees of the parking operator at the express request of the user.

3.2 Furthermore, the parking lot operator shall not be liable for damages caused directly or indirectly by force majeure to a parked motor vehicle.

3.3 The User undertakes to properly secure and lock the parked motor vehicle

3.4 The instructions of the parking lot operator and its employees must be followed in the interest of smooth operation and safety.

3.5 Any damage to parking facilities or to other motor vehicles by the user must be reported to the parking lot operator immediately and before leaving the parking lot; the same applies to any damage to the user's own motor vehicle. Such damage must be reported to the parking lot operator immediately after it becomes known and must be documented photographically and submitted to the parking lot operator together with the damage report. Damage to motor vehicles reported after leaving the parking lot cannot be acknowledged. Any legal reporting obligations remain unaffected.

4 User fees and operating hours

4.1 Motor vehicles may only be parked in the parking lot with a valid and legally obtained parking ticket.

4.2 The valid tariff and any other fees can be found online in the web store and on the information boards on site.

4.3 Parking of a motor vehicle is only permitted in the period from 01 May to 01 November in the time between (daily) 00:00 and 24:00, and in the period from 02 November to 30 April in the time between (daily) 07:00 and 19:00. Uninterrupted parking of the vehicle for a longer period of time (e.g. for several days) as well as parking between 20:00 and 7:00 o'clock is not permitted. Exceptions to this are separately marked zones reserved for restaurants, overnight guests and multi-day parkers, as well as extraordinary regulations during events organized by Hochkar & Ötscher Tourismus GmbH.

4.4 The user fee must be paid at the latest at the beginning of the parking period.

5 Parking of the vehicle

5.1 The vehicle shall be parked in such a way that third parties are neither obstructed nor otherwise dedicated parking spaces, e.g. parking spaces for disabled persons, other reserved parking spaces (e.g. parking spaces for electric vehicles, specially marked zones), etc., are used without authorization. Likewise, the parking of vehicles in violation of traffic regulations is prohibited.

5.2 In the event that a vehicle is parked in the parking lot contrary to the provisions of these parking regulations - in particular if towing would be justified according to the StVO - or if the permitted parking period is exceeded, the parking lot operator is entitled to take legal action against the registration owner. The costs incurred for this will be charged to the owner of the registration.

6. rules of order

6.1 Only motor vehicles that are roadworthy and operationally safe and have been approved for traffic may be parked in the parking lot.

6.2 The following are prohibited in particular

the use of fire and naked lights;

  • the parking and storage of objects of any kind, especially flammable and explosive substances;
  • the performance of maintenance, servicing, cleaning and repair work, such as in particular the refueling of vehicles, as well as the draining of cooling water;
  • running the engine for a longer period of time as well as honking the horn;
  • parking a vehicle with a leaking operating system (especially if fuel, oil or other fluids are leaking) or other safety-related defects;
  • parking the vehicle in a way that obstructs traffic, e.g. in the lanes, on pedestrian paths, in front of doors (gates) and exits, in the movement area of doors and gates, etc.;
  • distributing advertising material without the prior written consent of the Parking Operator;
  • obstructing snow removal or gritting by parked vehicles.

6.3 The staff of the parking lot operator may issue additional orders at any time. These orders must be obeyed in any case.

7 Parking without a parking ticket and procedure in case of infringement

7.1 Parking a vehicle without a valid and lawfully obtained parking ticket constitutes a violation of possession.

7.2 In such a case, the parking operator is entitled to remove the vehicle or have it towed away for a fee. Furthermore, the parking lot operator or a third party commissioned by it reserves the right to charge a penalty (processing fee for the documentation of the infringement of possession, investigation of the owner of the registration and other related administrative activities).

This also applies if the parked vehicle is parked contrary to the provisions of these parking regulations.  

7.3 In the event that payment is not made in due time, the claim shall be made by a service provider commissioned by the Parking Operator to handle the matter and/or by a lawyer, and the registration owner shall additionally reimburse the costs incurred in this regard (in particular reminder, investigation and lawyer's fees) within 30 days.

7.4 In the event of violations of these parking regulations, the parking operator shall be entitled to proceed with civil law actions (action for disturbance of possession, action for damages and/or a request to submit a declaration to cease and desist).

8. picture recordings

8.1 The Parking Lot Operator uses an image surveillance system for parking lot management, including automation and acceleration of the service for vehicles for which a parking lot ticket has been booked, as the Controller, which is operated in accordance with the provisions of the GDPR. The processing of personal data including vehicle license plates is carried out for a maximum period of 48h (video recordings) for the performance of the contract and for the legitimate interest of the Controller in efficient parking lot management.

8.2 Personal data including license plate numbers, which are collected and stored by the Controller in the context of the User's requested re-parking of his motor vehicle or parking without a parking ticket, shall be deleted immediately as soon as the purpose of the processing (the Controller's legitimate interest in documentation, investigation and legal enforcement, such as in particular civil lawsuits, as well as legal defense against claims for damages) has been fulfilled and no statutory retention period precludes premature deletion.

8.3 Further information on the person responsible and on data protection can be found in the data protection regulations (

9 Place of performance and jurisdiction

9.1 For this User Agreement and all legal disputes arising from it or in connection with it, the application of (substantive) Austrian law is exclusively agreed - excluding those reference norms which would lead to the application of foreign law.

9.2 For consumers who are domiciled in Austria at the time of the conclusion of the contract, the statutory places of jurisdiction shall apply.