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Nature trails in the Bergisches Land

North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

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For those who enjoy an active vacation, we have lots of suggestions in the Bergisches Land. Use our Travel Guide as a source of inspiration for planning your next adventure and browse through descriptions and route details of the most beautiful nature trails.
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The 10 Most Beautiful nature trails in the Bergisches Land

Bei unserer Wanderung kommen wir am Wülfing-Museum vorbei.
Theme trail · Bergisches Land
Forest-water-wool hiking trail near Radevormwald
Premium content Difficulty difficult
6
20.4 km
6:15 h
314 m
314 m
This day tour takes us from Radevormwald through the forests and fields of the Wiebach valley to the Wuppertal dam. We then pass historic paper and cloth factories and the Wuppertal Museum in Dahlerau before returning to our starting point through beautiful countryside.
One of the last remaining juniper heaths in Oberbergisches Land
Theme trail · Bergisches Land
Juniper Trail in the Oberberg Juniper Heath near Eckenhagen
recommended route Difficulty easy
4
5.5 km
1:45 h
166 m
166 m
On the circular walk you can discover one of the last remaining juniper heaths.
Unterbacher See
Theme trail · Düsseldorf und Umgebung
WasserWeg Unterbacher See / Elbsee (Düsseldorf)
recommended route Difficulty easy
13.4 km
3:14 h
10 m
10 m
Im Rahmen des Projektes WasserWege der NaturFreunde NRW ist dieser WasserWeg Unterbacher See/Elbsee um diese beiden Seen mit der Länge von knapp 13 km mit den NaturFreunden Düsseldorf entwickelt worden. Der Schwerpunkt dieses Themenrundwanderweg liegt auf der prägnanten Thematik dieser Gewässer: Naturschutz und Naherholung/Freizeit-Nutzung.
Deilbach im Herbst/Winter
Theme trail · Ruhrgebiet
WasserWeg Deilbach (Essen)
recommended route Difficulty moderate
5.8 km
1:31 h
36 m
8 m
Die NaturFreundeEssen-Kray / Steele haben im Rahmen des Projektes WasserWege der NaturFreunde NRW einengewässerbegleitenden Informationspfad entlang des Deilbaches zwischen Kupferdreh und Nierenhof erarbeitet (ca. 6 km).
Wupperwehr / Fischaufstieg (Burg)
Theme trail · Bergisches Land
WasserWeg auf dem Wili-Lohbach-Weg (Wupper)
recommended route Difficulty moderate
1
6.5 km
2:04 h
121 m
193 m
WasserWeg auf dem Geologischen Lehrpfad Wili-Lohbach-Weg, zwischen Solingen (Stadtwald) und Solingen-Burg, ist ein Rundwanderweg der durch die NaturFreunde Solingen Theegarten im Rahmen des Projektes WasserWege der NaturFreunde NRW erarbeitet wurde.
Theme trail · Bergisches Land
Discovery Loop Haus Graven
recommended route Difficulty moderate
3
1.9 km
0:28 h
11 m
11 m
This Discovery Loop is approx. 2 km long and invites you to stroll around the moated castle Haus Graven. Refresh yourself with a savoury snack or some coffee and cake in the Burgstube cafe and then discover the neighbouring glider airfield.
Theme trail · Bergisches Land
Entdeckerschleife Vom Kleineisen zur Sicherheit
recommended route Difficulty moderate
2
9.9 km
3:00 h
147 m
158 m
Wenn Sie Ihren Schlüsselbund zur Hand nehmen, in Ihr Auto steigen, im Schwimmbad sind, begegnen Ihnen überall Produkte der Velberter Schloss-und Beschlagindustrie.
Theme trail · Bergisches Land
Discovery Loop Tracking the Colliers
recommended route Difficulty moderate
2
8.1 km
2:17 h
152 m
152 m
The neanderland STEIG Discovery Loop “Tracking the Colliers” combines nature, culture and places of interest in and around Velbert-Langenberg. The local organic farms offer farm shops where hikers can discover regional produce. Cosy outdoor eateries in the old town, the book town of Langenberg as well as art and cultural offerings invite you to while away time and take the weight off.
Theme trail · Bergisches Land
Discovery Loop Alt-Erkrath Monument Route
recommended route Difficulty moderate
4
13.1 km
3:45 h
197 m
216 m
The Discovery Loop “Alt-Erkrath Monument Route” is a good 12 km long and connects the oldest and most historic buildings in Erkrath with the natural beauty of Stinderbachtal valley, Rotthäuser Bachtal valley and Düsseltal valley for true hiking pleasure. This is a varied circular walk of medium difficulty through the middle of the neanderland region.
Theme trail · Bergisches Land
Discovery Loop Evolution Trail
recommended route Difficulty moderate
1
19.3 km
5:00 h
121 m
91 m
Starting from the RegioBahn train station Mettmann Stadtwald, discover the town centre of Mettmann on a diverse hike through the municipal forest taking in the pond Goldberger Teich and the beautiful old mill Goldberger Mühle. Enjoy the culinary delights offered in the historic upper town before following the Evolution Trail into the world-famous Neandertal valley with is multi-award-winning museum. You can return to the start of the Discovery Loop by following the neanderland STEIG.
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Discovery Loop Haus Graven by Elke
November 01, 2022 · Community
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When did you do this route? November 01, 2022
Photo: Elke Bitzer, Community
Photo: Elke Bitzer, Community
Photo: Elke Bitzer, Community
Photo: Elke Bitzer, Community
Photo: Elke Bitzer, Community
Photo: Elke Bitzer, Community
Discovery Loop Tracking the Colliers by Andreas
August 14, 2022 · Community
When did you do this route? August 07, 2022
Entdeckerschleife Vom Kleineisen zur Sicherheit by Andreas
August 14, 2022 · Community
When did you do this route? August 14, 2022
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