Hiking Highlight (Segment)
This Highlight goes through a protected area
Please check local regulations for: Nationalpark Harz
The Abbigraben is a moat that was created in 1827 southeast of Torfhaus. He served to supply the mines of Burgstätter train to Clausthal with drive water for the local water wheels. The trench taps the waters of the Abbe, which rises in the water-rich Brockenfeld - a swamp area southwest of the Brocken. The total length of the trench is 1540 meters.
May 4, 2019
On the Goetheweg in the direction of Brocken you reach the "Great Torfhausmoor", which you can explore over a wooden walkway. This is the headwaters of the Radau, a tributary of the Oker, in which the moor was formed around 3,000 years ago and reached its present size. The Große Torfhausmoor is one of the oldest raised bogs in the high Harz.
July 1, 2021
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