Krickenbecker Lakes

The Krickenbecker Lakes: Schrolik- & Poelvenn-Lake and Hinsbecker- & Glabbacher-Bruch encompass a large nature reserve. The Krickenbeck lakes with extensive swamp forests, reed beds, as well as a large number of small bodies of water, streams and shallow...

Forest Ketelwald

The so-called Ketelwald describes a forest area that stretched between Xanten and Nijmegen in the Middle Ages. However, many parts of this formerly large forest area have been cleared and destroyed. On the German side, the Reichswald remained, which with over 5000...

Hardter Forest

The Hardter Forest is a mixed forest in the city of Mönchengladbach and has a size of 450 hectares. The hiking car park leads to various hiking trails. There is also a playground and a trim yourself path as well as a youth hostel in the Hardter Forest. A very special...

Natural Park Hohe Mark

The western part, the so-called Niederrheinische Sandplatte, of the Hohe Mark Nature Park is located in the Lower Rhine region. The Lower Rhine sand plate borders close to the cities of Dinslaken, Wesel and Hamminkeln. The entire nature park stretches from west to...

Hünxer Forest

Like the Gartroper Busch & Kirchheller Heide, the Hünxer Wald belongs to the Hohe Mark Nature Park. The Hünxer Forest consists mainly of historically grown forest with old trees and offers nature lovers and hikers a special variety of plants and animals. For...

Nature Reserve Elmpter-Schwalmbruch

The Elmpter-Schwalmbruch nature reserve is one of the oldest protected areas in the region and covers around 300 hectares. The Elmpter-Schwalmbruch extends west from the municipality of Elmpt to the Dutch border. The river Schwalm forms the northern border and the...