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"Der Wilde Weg"

"Der Wilde Weg"

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  • Nationalpark Eifel

    Erleben Sie ganz und gar barrierefrei das "Herz" des Nationalparks Eifel!

    „Wilder Weg“, das klingt nach unwägbarem Gelände, nach Stolperfallen, Hindernissen und beschwerlichem Fortkommen. Falsch. Zwar wächst im Laufe der Jahrzehnte im Nationalpark Eifel eine ganz natürliche Wildnis heran, der 1,5 Kilometer lange Naturerkundungspfad „Der Wilde Weg“ ist jedoch ganz und gar barrierefrei. Nicht nur, wer gut zu Fuß ist, sondern auch Menschen mit Behinderung – egal ob geh- oder sehbehindert, blind, gehörlos oder mit Lernschwierigkeiten – können hier die Natur von ihrer schönsten und vielleicht ungewöhnlichsten Seite erleben.

    Die Nationalparkverwaltung rät im Moment davon ab, diesen Bereich zu besuchen. Durch das hohe Besucheraufkommen ist es praktisch unmöglich, den gebotenen Abstand einzuhalten.

    Ein Baustellen-Schild, ähnlich wie es jeder von der Autobahn kennt, weist den Besuchern den Weg. Bauherr ist: die Natur. Und mit der Fertigstellung der Wildnis rechnen die Bauausführenden wie Stürme, Bäume und Sträucher, Vögel, Käfer und Pilze in ungefähr 250 Jahren. Doch so lange muss niemand warten, um das urwüchsige Gelände für sich zu entdecken. Seit der „Baustellen“-Eröffnung im Jahr 2014 führt ein breiter, rollstuhlgerechter Holzsteg durch den Mischwald aus Buchen, Ahornen, Birken und Fichten. So ändert sich mit einem Mal die Perspektive beispielsweise auf die sogenannte Windwurffläche am Beginn des Weges. Der Sturm Kyrill hat hier im Jahr 2007 heftig gewütet, Bäume sind umgestürzt und wurden entwurzelt. Sie liegen noch immer so da. Denn anders als in bewirtschafteten Wäldern, aus denen das umgestürzte Holz weggeschafft wurde, wird im Nationalpark Eifel die Natur sich hier ganz und gar selbst überlassen, wird den natürlichen Bauarbeitern beim Werden und Vergehen nicht „ins Handwerk gepfuscht“.

    Der erlebnisreiche Naturerkundungspfad im ökologischen Herzen des Nationalparks Eifel, ist mithin für einen kurzen Spaziergang ebenso geeignet wie für einen ausgedehnten Familienausflug.

    Weitere Infos unter: nationalpark-eifel.de/de/nationalpark-erleben/barrierefrei-unterwegs/wilder-kermeter-und-wilder-weg/der-wilde-weg

    • August 12, 2021

  • Packe

    The wild path starts directly at the parking lot. It is barrier-free and full of vissuelle and acoustic impressions. The information boards are in different languages and also in simplified German.

    We spent a whole 2 1/2 hours on the little tour, which shows how fast time can go by if it is designed as nicely as here. A great day full of adventure. Perfect with kids.

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    • September 18, 2016

  • Bumble-Bee

    The barrier-free nature experience area Wilder Kermeter is located in the middle of the Eifel National Park on the Kermeter mountain ridge. There, old and young visitors - with or without disabilities - can experience the "ecological heart" of the national park. On the ridge between Rursee and Urftsee, native mixed red beech forests grow on a large area.

    Located in the middle, the Wilde Kermeter includes a barrier-free network of paths and a panoramic view of the lake landscape.

    Part of this adventure space is the barrier-free nature discovery trail “Der Wilde Weg”: Ten mostly interactive stations provide information about wilderness, forest development and the biological diversity in the Eifel National Park, among other things. A wooden walkway through the forest wilderness allows special insights into nature.


    nationalpark-eifel.de/de-simple/nationalpark-erleben/barriere-frei/wilder-kermeter-und-wilder-weg

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    • April 1, 2019

  • Gerd

    Not too long, interesting way, which is easy to handle even with small children.

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    • March 25, 2017

  • Andrea Grauer

    Nice and interesting place to learn and learn about the forest and life in the forest. The walk over the "wild way" is adventure and fun at the same time.

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    • April 7, 2018

  • Mike 🇪🇺

    Simply the absolute hammer. Not only makes the big fun, is at least something for the little ones. Everyone has fun there. It should be dry otherwise it is a bit slippery.

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    • December 30, 2017

  • Jo

    The main attraction of the Kermeter is the Wild Kermeter and the Wild Way.
    There is a lot to see around forest and game. Educational for big and small.
    On Sundays, a free, ranger-led hike is offered. They like to answer questions.
    Meeting point at the info point at the Ranger hat: 13:00 (Sundays). No registration needed.

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    • May 10, 2018

  • Sandra

    A barrier-free destination for families and other nature lovers.

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    • January 19, 2019

  • Yvonne

    Also as part of a hike really cool, as it brings some variety. You can also take a break there. As a starting point, it is also great, because there is a large parking lot. We like to start there and hike to Vogelsang across the lake.

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    • October 25, 2017

  • Mike 🇪🇺

    Actually a must for every family. Here you teach something about animals and plants. The fun factor remains high on the climbing path. Fun for kids and grown-ups.

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    • December 30, 2017

  • Andreas Pottkämper

    It is a very lovingly landscaped nature trail that is fun for both children and adults. Highlights are the climbing course and the steles with quotes about NATURE and WILDERNESS. My wife and I have gone the educational trail several times and had a lot of fun. Especially on the climbing course. Hopefully the path is spared from vandalism. Not to forget the stations with the audio boards. There, in D, GB, FR and NL, interesting facts about nature are read out. And also people with limitations were considered, because at the touch of a button you can choose a simple language.

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    • April 17, 2018

  • Sandra

    A barrier-free destination for nature lovers and families with children.

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    • February 6, 2019

  • Bumble-Bee

    For hikers with and without disabilities, the Eifel National Park has set up the barrier-free nature experience area "Wilder Kermeter" with a guidance and information system, sanitary facilities and seating. The starting point is the Kermeter hiking car park or the barrier-free bus stop “Kermeter Höhe”. From there, the network of hiking trails leads over five kilometers through the national park forests to the "Hirschley" lookout point with an exceptional panoramic view. The view is breathtaking and was awarded by the WDR television viewers.

    (nordeifel-tourismus.de/aktiv-natur/natur-erleben/nationalpark-eifel/wilder-kermeter-und-wilder-weg)

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    • April 3, 2019

  • Yvonne

    Great destination for the family. Information boards give hints to nature. At the weekend it is very crowded.

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    • October 25, 2017

  • Jo

    The main attraction of the Kermeter is the Wild Kermeter and the Wild Way.
    There is a lot to see around forest and game. Educational for big and small.
    On Sundays, a free, ranger-led hike is offered. They like to answer questions.
    Meeting point at the info point at the Ranger hat: 13:00 (Sundays). No registration needed.

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    • May 10, 2018

  • Yvonne

    There, someone has made an effort and created a destination for big and small. The "climbing course" is only something for larger ..

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    • October 21, 2017

  • Mike 🇪🇺

    Everyone can discover something here. Whether it is something about plants or animals. Just have a look and read. A destination for the whole family.

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    • December 30, 2017

  • Jens Schall

    Beautiful adventure path with great climbing paths at the end .....

    nationalpark-eifel.de/go/eifel/german/Barrierefrei_unterwegs/Wilder_Kermeter__oder__Wilder_Weg.html

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    • March 26, 2018

  • Jo

    The main attraction of the Kermeter is the Wilde Kermeter and the Wilde Weg.
    There is a lot to see here, all about forest and game. Educational for young and old.
    A free ranger-led hike is offered on Sundays. They are happy to answer questions.
    Meeting point at the information point at the Rangerhut: 13:00 (Sundays) - no registration required.

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    • May 6, 2018

  • MoRi

    A highlight not only for children. Great layout and provided with a lot of information.

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    • July 4, 2019

  • MoRi

    Beautiful and instructive path with lots of information for young and old.

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    • August 12, 2019

  • Sascha

    Great climbing and Balancierpfad for children.

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    • December 25, 2016

  • Mike 🇪🇺

    An adventure for the whole family. I think it's great that it is so etas and above all that it is maintained.

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    • December 30, 2017

  • Jo

    Interesting and educational for young and old!
    Sunday 13:00 free guided hike with Ranger National Park. Meeting point is the rest area at Kermeter - about 200 meters from the parking lot.

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    • April 8, 2018


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Location: Heimbach, Düren, Cologne District, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

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  • Distance0.85 mi
  • Uphill50 ft
  • Downhill100 ft

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