Unterbacher See

Unterbacher See

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Recommended by 861 out of 913 cyclists


  • Thomas

    Watch the water sports enthusiast on the pontoon with cappuccino over the lake views.

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    • June 21, 2020

  • MaikSoele

    I drove by for the first time today. I recommend it to everyone who likes to spend their free time at lakes. If the weather is too nice, I can imagine it being totally overcrowded in some corners.

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    • August 29, 2020

  • RALF G. 🚲🍀

    The Unterbacher See is a quarry pond created by gravel. It is 83.6 hectares in size and up to 13.4 m deep. Like many quarry ponds, it has no inflow or outflow, but is fed exclusively from groundwater [2].
    The nature reserve Unterbacher See / Eller Forst lies around the lake, which largely consists of loose forest. There are numerous hiking and biking trails within this forest. In the lake itself there are four islands designated as a bird sanctuary. The water is connected to the spawning pond and the adjacent Eselsbach via a ditch. It was created by dredging to extract gravel and sand between 1926 and 1973. During the Second World War, a mock airfield of the German Air Force was located here to deceive Allied bombers.
    The lake is an important local recreation area for the greater Düsseldorf area.
    (Source Wikipedia)

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    • September 28, 2020

  • Renate Kowalczik

    Unterbacher See was our destination today and is always nice to drive around.

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    • May 3, 2020

  • tommid0

    A lot going on with its nice weather, but also a high leisure value

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    • May 22, 2020

  • Andreas

    When the weather is nice it is quite crowded at the weekend

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    • July 26, 2020

  • Koonga

    Always worth a nice circumnavigation. Sundays only when it rains, otherwise too crowded.

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    • September 28, 2020

  • Kürtchen

    I always enjoy driving around the Elbsee and Unterbachersee

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    • April 7, 2021

  • Till + Co.

    Really a real highlight in this region! :)

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    • May 17, 2020

  • Chris B.

    Koonga is absolutely right and I add the Corona Quark.
    The story of the virus and its allies doesn't seem to have gotten most of the people!
    Hello, how stupid are you guys?
    Or is all of this missing your ass?
    Or do you think, after me the flood, it can't hit me at all?
    So what is YOUR opinion on this?

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    • March 3, 2021

  • Grownda

    A wonderful lake with a lot of offers

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    • July 2, 2021

  • Bernd Busch

    People love coming here at any time of the year

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    • July 9, 2021

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Location: North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany


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