The walk in a nutschell

8,2 km | 73 m+ | 60% off road
This hike starts at junction number 57 and takes you to the plateau at the lake of Bütgenbach. Apart from the climb to the village of Berg, it is a fairly easy hike of 8.2 km long with only 73 altimeters.

Walking nodes

57-60-58-59-69-56-57

Start and end of the round

Dam of Lake Bütgenbach = walking node 57

Description

During this walk you will follow walking nodes. You start at the dam of Lake Bütgenbach, climb to the hamlet of Berg and after about 3 km you will reach unpaved paths and forest roads with beautiful panoramas. The last part of this hike takes you along the shores of Lake Bütgenbach.
What can you expect? Beautiful views, marvellous nature, changing landscapes with meadows, forests. The lake of Bütgenbach never is far away.

Hint:

At low water, a multitude of bird species can be observed. In autumn and winter, the water is discharged from the lake so that it can serve as a reservoir for winter meltwater.