Wasserfälle Sankenbach

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Recommended by 557 out of 569 hikers


  • Matthias Brandt

    Also wonderfully suited for a children's excursion. On the top bridge above the waterfall is a dust board that can be opened. Then the waterfall rushes in a gush even with little water.

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    • June 18, 2017

  • SpecialGuest

    The Sankenbach waterfalls are located southwest of Baiersbronn in the Black Forest. The Sankenbach crashes in several stages more than 40 m over the Karwand of the Sankenbachkessel. The main case is formed by the Eck'schen horizon of the Lower Buntsandstein. Below the waterfall lies on the bottom of the Kars of the once almost silted, but restored by damming Sankenbachsee.

    Due to the 0.65 square kilometer catchment area, the average annual flow rate is less than 3 l / s. From a footbridge above the main level, however, the inflowing water in the small sink above the first drop level above can first be dammed by means of a wooden slider; after opening the slide, the accumulated water then falls down for a while in an increased surge. Below the main case, there are two lower case levels.

    The Sankenbacher waterfalls and their surroundings are designated as a 4.8-acre areal natural monument.

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    • May 7, 2017

  • Volker

    You can damm the waterfall and then let it flow down with a torrent.

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    • August 2, 2017

  • Corinne

    All paths are very accessible at the moment. The self-releasing waterfall is also a nice toy for adults! 😁

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    • April 26, 2019

  • ingoism

    A waterfall to start yourself (with a small weir). Especially when it is warm ideal for children.

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    • April 17, 2017

  • Alex

    Today (19.05.2018) only accessible to the covered bench. View of the waterfall possible, but it only went further if you "disregarded" signs. The reason were a few small rivulets on the path and mud. But since there were a lot of slipper hikers playing around.

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    • May 19, 2018

  • SpecialGuest

    There is a refuge above the waterfall. Below the waterfall is a shelter with a grill and fountain.

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    • May 7, 2017

  • Andreas Fischer

    Was today on Sankenbach but the way to the reservoir across the jetties is unfortunately blocked for technical reasons

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    • May 31, 2018

  • Dieter

    Hello everyone, the way past the waterfall is currently closed. If you plan the tour to Baiersbronn, from Kniebs and want to take the train from Baiersbronn to Freudenstadt, you should plan around 40 minutes more hiking time through the diversion.
    Despite everything, the hike from Kniebis to Baiersbronn is highly recommended.
    As of June / July 2018.
    Kind regards, Dieter.

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    • July 5, 2018

  • Kotek

    Just beautiful. Whether you savor the tranquility down by the lake or hike up to see the waterfalls and from there take a very nice view of the lake - it is definitely worth a visit.

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    • October 5, 2018

  • Wanderfreunde--Joy MAKE FUN

    The strenuous climb is rewarded by this sight.
    Careful, it can be slippery or muddy :-)

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    • May 18, 2019

  • Peter

    Dreamlike waterfall! Beautiful, challenging climb to the waterfall. Once at the top, a flap offers the possibility to regulate the amount of water. Not only for children an exciting matter. We were there with three kids (4,5,7) who really enjoyed the climb and the sight.

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    • August 15, 2019

  • Gudrun 🥾🍺 🚲🍷⛷🥨

    Partially wet and slippery, sure-footedness absolutely necessary!

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    • May 31, 2019

  • Volker♒

    Waterfall above Lake Sankenbach.

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    • April 20, 2019

  • Manu Waldwusel

    Great waterfall with nice dots for a picture.

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    • February 17, 2020

  • misterpinecone

    Great waterfall. Unfortunately the water level was a bit low. After a rain phase, it is definitely more impressive.

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    • April 18, 2020

  • Frank R

    After heavy rain, the waterfall carries more water

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    • May 10, 2020

  • Helen

    Very great atmosphere, running up the waterfall from below was a breathtaking sight and a very special atmosphere.

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    • May 16, 2020

  • Wanderfreunde--Joy MAKE FUN

    The sight - just beautiful!

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    • May 18, 2019

  • Volker♒

    Very scenic area great hiking trails.

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    • December 9, 2019

  • 1Marianne PWV On Tour

    will be recorded jo will

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    • June 21, 2020

  • Martin

    Sometimes a very nice (climbing) challenge around the waterfalls!

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    • March 4, 2020

  • Volker♒

    Very scenic place.

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    • January 2, 2019

  • Volker♒

    Very nice varied hiking trail.

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    • April 20, 2019

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Location: Baiersbronn, Freudenstadt, Karlsruhe District, Baden-Württemberg, Germany


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