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Obernautalsperre

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  • Frank & Dackel Gustav

    Beautifully situated dam. On the weekend better not go on the asphalt roundabout, but use the surrounding forest trails, as the normal way is very busy. (Applies to nice weather).

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    • September 14, 2019

  • Frank & Dackel Gustav

    The Obernau dam with its circular trails is always worth a visit. A clear recommendation to leave the paved path right by the water and try a slightly larger arc over the forest paths.

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    • January 24, 2021

  • Ingo & 🐕 Banu

    In any season, the approximately 9.6 km long round around the dam has its charm. If you want to quiet it should be there in the morning during the week, as it can be very crowded on the weekend

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    • September 25, 2017

  • Bernd Maser

    The Obernau was formerly a village namely Obernau. The small village has been razed to the ground just for this reason

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    • October 19, 2018

  • Peter_H_65 🐻

    The Obernautalsperre in Netphen-Brauersdorf is the largest drinking water dam of the Siegerland with 15 million cubic meters of capacity. It has become an attraction for recreation seekers from near and far. Although it is managed by the Wasserverband Siegen-Wittgenstein and supplies large parts of the region with drinking water, it is known to most people more as a recreational area.

    Around the Obernautalsperre leads an approximately 10 km long paved circular route, from which the pedestrian sexy prospects on the water surfaces and the wooded slopes open. The circuit is suitable for a variety of activities such as hiking, cycling, inline skating, jogging and Nordic walking.

    The journey takes place via the road "Zur Talsperre" in Netphen-Brauersdorf. At the end of the street, large parking areas offer various parking facilities for cars. On the way to the dam there is also a public toilet.

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    • June 18, 2018

  • Aleke

    beautiful circular route, paved, to go in any weather

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    • October 20, 2018

  • Carsten (📍FFB 🇩🇪)

    On foot or on the bike. The good mood in the morning. There is fresh air for free.👍🏼😉

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    • February 26, 2019

  • Schobär 😎

    Always great even in bad weather

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    • July 1, 2017

  • Olli van Horn

    Great circular route on asphalt or high on hiking trails to the old castle

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    • April 9, 2020

  • Robert

    As a running route, I recommend going counter-clockwise. For walks it is advisable, depending on the position of the sun, to start clockwise in order to be able to soak up as much sun rays as possible.

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    • May 4, 2020

  • Roland Kirsch

    You can also walk the route suggested by Komoot as a lap from the Obernautalsperre car park. If you don't want to be out and about on Sundays and public holidays, there is always plenty of free parking space here.

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    • July 7, 2020

  • kirsten edelhoff

    Very interesting view and photo opportunity due to reflection

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    • January 3, 2021

  • Claudia 🚶🏼‍♀️

    The Obernautalsperre is the barrier structure of the 86 hectare Obernau reservoir in the southwest of the Rothaargebirge. It is located in the Brauersdorf district of Netphen in the Siegen-Wittgenstein district. The Obernaustausee is used to supply drinking water to nearby towns and to protect against flooding. The villages of Obernau and Nauholz as well as part of Brauersdorf had to give way because they were flooded by the dammed water. Source: Wikipedia

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    • January 10, 2021

  • kirsten edelhoff

    Very interesting and great photo motif due to the reflection

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    • January 3, 2021

  • Sebastian

    Worth a trip in every season!

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    • February 28, 2021

  • Klaus Wünning

    Very nice to walk around the dam on fixed paths

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    • May 13, 2021

  • Sybille

    beautiful spot

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    • May 31, 2021

  • Heiko Imhof

    A nice destination. A very nice playground is by the barrier wall.

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    • June 25, 2021

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Location: Netphen, Siegerland-Wittgenstein, Siegen-Wittgenstein, Arnsberg District, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

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