Every year in summer there is a big mountainbike racing event, the Downhill (Tabarz-Inselsberg). It´s a German League racing.
Equipment: Termins for racings all over the world, also Tabarz, are there: Downhill board
Longest toboggan run in Thuringian Wood
at Großer Inselberg.
1000 meters run down, height difference of 65 ms, ca.40km/h speed, single or dubble sleds, and with lift back to the start.
open April - end of October
daily 10 am - 5 pm
From Tabarz you can hike up the Inselberg. There are hiking signs by the Kurpark for instance. The most famous German long distance hike, the "Rennsteig" also passes nearby.