Hohwald was a municipality in the Sächsische Schweiz district, in Saxony, Germany. It consisted of Berthelsdorf, Langburkersdorf, Niederottendorf, Oberottendorf, Rückersdorf and Rugiswalde.


The municipality was created on 1 January 1994 through the merger of three older municipalities.[1] The name was taken from the forest area Hohwald which is located north-east of the municipal territory. On the 1 August 2007 it became part of Neustadt in Sachsen after the residents decided on the 13 May 2007 to join the larger town.[2]