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Hochheide im Naturschutzgebiet Alter Hagen

Hochheide im Naturschutzgebiet Alter Hagen

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Recommended by 1214 out of 1248 hikers

This Highlight is in a protected area.

Please check local regulations for: Naturpark Sauerland-Rothaargebirge

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  • Anette

    While this area was still a treeless tundra around 10,000 years ago, the forests conquered large parts of the area with the later warming. The flora of the tundra has only survived in a few places or was favored by grazing by grazing animals and the subsequent impoverishment of the soil. In addition to moors and some rocks, it can be seen particularly clearly and impressively on the highest elevations. There you can find the light, cripple forests in the middle of heather areas. Beautiful.

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    • February 13, 2017

  • buskultur

    The largest of the Europe-wide rare mountain heaths in northwestern Germany is located near Niedersfeld. The wide, tree-poor landscape turns into a pink carpet of heather blossoms in late summer.

    naturschaetze-suedwestfalens.de/Touren/Niedersfelder-Hochheide-Naturerlebnisweg-noerdlich-Winterberg

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    • December 3, 2016

  • T!MO

    Great place to run a lap or enjoy the heath by bike. Here you also have the opportunity to pick the highly recommended blueberries.
    There is also the Hochheide hut near the heath. This invites you to take a break while hiking or walking.

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    • August 16, 2019

  • Martl

    Heather landscape in an unfamiliar place

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    • June 20, 2020

  • Christian

    It is very nice there in August and September when the heath is completely in bloom.

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    • July 16, 2018

  • Nancy 😗 🥾🚶‍♀️⛰ 🚴‍♀️

    Looks like mine in Fischbeker Heide.Harburg

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    • August 1, 2020

  • Sabine | Wolfsstoffe 🐺

    So far, we only know the region with snow, but we definitely want to get past the pagan blossom. In snow, the landscape is also wonderful.

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    • February 14, 2018

  • Tobi Heimes

    The view from Clemensberg is wonderful and, when the visibility is good, unique, on the other side the Hochheide, I can only recommend it to everyone.

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    • September 14, 2020

  • Fahrradauszeit

    You don't expect such a great heather landscape here. There are also many benches to linger and enjoy.

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    • September 21, 2020

  • Peter_H_65 🐻

    "... The New Hagen near Niedersfeld is the largest high heath in North Rhine-Westphalia.
    The extraordinary landscape has its own fascination. Heath and raised bog are home to rare flora and fauna. The 800 meter high area is on the border with Hesse on the northern slope of the Clemensberg and has been under nature protection since 1955. Heidschnucken graze there, act as "biological lawnmowers" and thus ensure the preservation of the heather. Birds like cuckoo, capercaillie and goat milkers build their nests. Hobby biologists can even discover arctic and alpine plants in the Neuer Hagen nature reserve. ... "
    winterberg.de/poi/naturschutzgebiet-neuer-hagen

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    • July 2, 2021

  • Jake the hiker

    A hike through this beautiful landscape is really breathtaking

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    • August 20, 2020

  • Doris und der Marc

    Very nice

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    • August 1, 2019

  • Crosser319

    With sunshine and blue sky you have a great view here

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    • August 28, 2018

  • Joy

    Incredibly beautiful landscape. Nature lovers get their money's worth here. Cell phone junkies will get annoyed if the reception is sometimes poor.
    Hiking trails and cross-country skiing trails are signposted. Also suitable for XC bikers.

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    • September 6, 2021

  • Thomas Nübel

    Hike through the high heath landscape

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    • October 20, 2018

  • Doris und der Marc

    Very nice

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    • August 1, 2019

  • Azemina

    Beautiful hike

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    • September 24, 2019

  • Joy

    Incredible contrast to the Hochheide. If you look south, you think you are looking at a volcano. In the other directions it is a natural paradise.

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    • September 6, 2021

  • Mel

    The largest area of the mountain heather in northwest Germany.

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    • November 1, 2021

  • 🌼 verdreht 🌼

    what is left over when you quarry stone

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    • August 8, 2021

  • Heiko Imhof

    Nice thing. There is also a lot to discover for children

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    • June 4, 2021

  • Wₐₗdfₑₑ Mₐᵣₜᵢₙₐ 🌳🇺🇦

    It is worth taking a panoramic view up here. The landscape is fascinatingly beautiful.

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    • June 28, 2021

  • M☀️ne

    During this time you can pick your own breakfast

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    • July 17, 2021

  • Herbert 🏔 👣 Frei(e)Zeit 💞

    Great heather area with countless blueberries ...

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    • August 4, 2021


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Location: Winterberg, Hochsauerlandkreis, Arnsberg District, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

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