Bike Touring Highlight (Segment)
The Läppkes Mühlenbach is a tributary of the Emscher between Essen, Oberhausen and Mülheim. It was used as a superficial sewer until 1989 and was the first in 1991 to be renatured as a pilot project by the Emscher Cooperative between kilometers 1.1 and 2.9.
You should pass it on a bike tour in the three cities of Eck (Essen, Oberhausen, Mülheim).
January 13, 2020
The former Köttelbecke is the first brook that has been rebuilt in a natural and park-like way as part of the ÖPEL program. Today with an idyllic escort route and a small monument for the former state of development (concrete floor). It forms in this section about the city boundary Essen / Oberhausen. In the upper reaches he is called Hexbach and is popular Nahreholungsgbeite with restaurants.
September 28, 2019
Along the city limits of Essen with Mülheim and Oberhausen are Hexbach and Läppkesmühlenbach. Extensively car-free, the path follows the streams and allows a connection from the Rhine-Herne Canal (at Ripshorst) to the south (for example, to the RS1 and direction Gruga) and vice versa.
February 25, 2019
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