From the higher riverside path of the Rhein-Herne-Kanal you have a wonderful view of the extensive Bergsenkungs- and nature reserve Pöppinghäuser forest. On extensive water surfaces, numerous species of birds can be observed.
It is also worthwhile to take a look from the canal to the other side of the canal dike. The impressive mountain subsidence and nature reserve is located here. Various bird species can be observed in this wetland.