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Uracher Wasserfall

Uracher Wasserfall

Hiking Highlight

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Recommended by 3155 out of 3246 hikers

This Highlight is in a protected area.

Please check local regulations for: Biosphärengebiet Schwäbische Alb

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  • Moin Weite Welt (Markus)

    The Urach waterfall is one of the absolute highlights of the Swabian Jura and, with a total drop of 37 meters, is one of the highest waterfalls in Germany outside the Alps in several stages. It is particularly impressive when the snow melts or after heavy rain, because then a lot of water flows. Together with the very damp and therefore dense and green forest all around, you almost feel like you are in a different world. There is a hut at the top of the waterfall for meals.

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    • August 28, 2016

  • Andreas Platzl

    An incredibly beautiful destination. Certainly one of the most beautiful waterfalls in Germany. Especially in autumn and winter, this place exudes a special charm. A stream of wild water unfolds through rain and condensation. There are also fewer visitors here this time of year. If you walk the waterfall circular route (11km, just under 4 hours) you are quite quickly alone and can enjoy the great nature.

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    • November 30, 2016

  • *M* Webb`ster

    Beautiful waterfall and very idyllic for a larger rest. You don't have to eat on top of the hut if you have something with you. If you go down the waterfall, there are a few benches with a view of the waterfall :-)

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    • June 25, 2015

  • Heinz

    In very cold winters, with longer periods of cold, the waterfall can even be frozen over. Then there is a spectacular natural spectacle when the cascades are frozen into bizarre ice formations. Must see!

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    • March 1, 2017

  • Thorsten

    The Urach waterfall is one of the most beautiful natural spectacles in the Swabian Alb. Between 70 and 420 liters fall here about a tufa edge 37 meters in depth. The amount of water varies depending on the amount of precipitation on the previous days or snowmelt. In winter, in prolonged periods of cold, the waterfall can even be frozen.
    Steps up the cascades and down the fall lead up to a bridge over the waterfall. From there you can watch the water as it plunges into the depths. The origin of the falls is still a few hundred meters further in a karst spring.

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    • September 30, 2016

  • Alex

    The hut is open from March to October daily (weather permitting). Refreshments in the hut itself, large shelter and in good weather numerous beer tables in the meadow.
    A barbecue is also available

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    • May 29, 2016

  • Roman Domhardt + Zera vom Laucherttal

    On beautiful days, there is hardly any space to enjoy the beauty of the waterfall

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    • December 2, 2016

  • Finn Clotten

    We were here in winter. Slight snowfall and partially frozen waterlines. One of the most beautiful waterfalls in Germany. A lot going on despite the cold.

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    • January 22, 2017

  • The Walking Dad

    It is best to take one day off during the week. Then nothing stands in the way of the experience.

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    • October 20, 2017

  • Tobias

    Absolute recommendation - in the summer, however, compared to the spring much less water.
    Directly at the waterfall climb (stairs) to the upper part of the waterfall.

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    • July 15, 2017

  • Thorsten

    If you are on the way to the Urach waterfall you can strengthen yourself on the way there in the waterfall hut. When the weather is nice the hut is open every day from March to October. Outdoors there are more places. The offer on the Vesperkarte is certainly something for everyone. Hikers on the Albsteig also like to take care of the further way here.

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    • September 30, 2016

  • Andreas

    To the waterfall, it is unfortunately overcrowded. But also a nice track with Planschmöglichkeizen the creek. Behind the waterfall are significantly less crowds on the way. The waterfall itself I would recommend outside of the holidays on a best weekday.

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    • August 6, 2018

  • Tobias

    Performs relatively little water in the summer - better in the spring!

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    • July 15, 2017

  • PrinzCharming

    Sit down & enjoy before climbing the waterfall. Upstairs there is a "hosted" hut with refreshments.

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    • April 24, 2017

  • Noergel

    The Brühlbach falls as Urach waterfall in the corn valley almost 37 meters in depth.
    A breathtaking sight with beautiful flora and fauna.
    Best to visit in the early morning hours, otherwise the visit is similar to a pilgrimage.

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    • May 29, 2017

  • Franzy

    Above the waterfalls you have a great view over the fall and the course of the water. The waterfall hut offers a perfect place for a longer break on a large square. For the physical well-being is also provided here in good weather. From good Vespers on drinks of all kinds to the ice cream everything is there.
    BBQ areas are also available.

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    • July 3, 2016

  • Jean Fox

    With appropriate flow rate, a passage behind the waterfall is possible!

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    • June 30, 2017

  • Jürgen Hild

    Unfortunately overcrowded at the weekends!

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    • November 6, 2017

  • Firefucker

    Here the water falls 37m over an edge in the depth. During the ascent you can see and enjoy the different stages of the waterfall very well!
    It is a very great natural wonder!

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    • October 4, 2018

  • Sam

    Absolutely run up there

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    • June 18, 2017

  • Baste

    Class excursion destination, although too crowded on weekends.

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    • January 7, 2018

  • Andreas Barak

    Waterfall hut open Wed - Sun and bank holidays

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    • July 1, 2018

  • Klaus-Peter

    Walkable behind the waterfall - for great photos.

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    • November 1, 2016

  • Mike

    How much water the waterfall takes when you visit it depends on the amount of precipitation in the past days or the snowmelt. So it can be between 70 and 420 liters per second, or as in my case, just a few drops :-) Also here at the waterfall you can see that we have had a fairly dry year. The source of the waterfall is a karst spring that rises a few hundred meters from the waterfall.

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    • November 11, 2018


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Location: Bad Urach, Reutlingen, Tübingen District, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

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  • Elevation600 m

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