Renaturierte Sandgrube "Zugmantel-Bandholz"

Renaturierte Sandgrube "Zugmantel-Bandholz"

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Recommended by 102 out of 106 hikers


  • Peter62

    Here, the landscape is a very special, sandy soil as far as the eye can see, a sand pit, where previously the sand was apparently mined. There are information boards about vegetation and wildlife and some benches where you can relax.
    I always like to come over, while cycling, running or hiking.

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    • September 25, 2019

  • Michael

    The dunes between Walldorf and Sandhausen are part of the inland dunes, a special feature of the northern Upper Rhine plain.The dune range south of Sandhausen was released for sand mining in the 1970s; mining was not stopped until 1980. The Zugmantel-Bandholz area essentially comprises the site of the former sand pit.In 1985 the sand pit with its water areas was placed under nature protection. (Https://

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    • January 21, 2020

  • Andi

    The nature reserve Zugmantel-Bandholz near Sandhausen is located southeast of Sandhausen in the community forest "Bandholz".
    The nature reserve was created in a former gravel pit and placed under protection in 1995 after rare plant and animal species were settled. It consists of a mixture of bodies of water, forests and open sand lawns, which are mainly home to drought-loving plants. Above all on the open sandy areas, one can find insect and plant species that are adapted to the drought and otherwise rather untypical for the region.

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    • September 1, 2021

  • Bubu7168

    Beautiful nature reserve invites you to stay

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    • November 11, 2019

  • Jessi & 🐕🐾🐴

    Beautiful dune landscape 🥰 great path along the "sand pit"

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    • January 13, 2020

  • lucky-strike

    Very nice ambience here, is worth a hike.

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    • June 25, 2020

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Location: Sandhausen, Rhein-Neckar-Kreis, Electoral Palatinate, Germany


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Renaturierte Sandgrube "Zugmantel-Bandholz"