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Recommended by 2451 out of 2518 hikers

This Highlight is in a protected area.

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  • Harzer-Bergwald de

    High and safe above the Bodekessel you can hear how powerful the Bode flows through the rocks. And if you look closely, you might even find the giant knight Bodo, who is enchanted as a dog and watches over a crown weighing tons that a princess on horseback lost while jumping over the Bodetal. You can find out more about this in the legend about the Rosstrappe (bodetal.de/urlaub-im-harz/urlaubsregion-bodetal/ausflugsziel/rosstrappe.html).

    The Bodekessel lies deep in the Bodetal and can be reached either from Thale or from Treseburg. The underground of the paths is not always level.

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    • June 6, 2017

  • Alwin

    Just breathtaking 🥰

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    • November 7, 2021

  • Klausi

    Well attended even on weekdays.

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    • July 7, 2020

  • Cetina 🌈 🚵🏻 🏃🏼‍♀️ 🥾

    Just wild and romantic 😍

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    • October 31, 2019

  • Trekking Grandpa

    Wild and beautiful. At some sections you come to the shore. Feet in and cool. 😨

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    • July 20, 2018

  • Wandervogel

    Beautiful path along the Bode

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    • September 29, 2019

  • Nancy 😗 🥾🚶‍♀️⛰ 🚴‍♀️

    First along the Bode and from the boiler up over the switchbacks. Mega.

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    • October 4, 2020

  • Mandy

    A great hike. Easier to hike downstream. Unfortunately there are many hikers on the way. Not for people who like loneliness.

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    • April 23, 2019

  • Wander-Abenteuer

    The small Grand Canyon in the Harz. A beautiful path along the Bode. Whether up or down, the view is worth stopping by and enjoying nature.

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    • August 20, 2019

  • Hostafreund

    The water music of the Bode is omnipresent.

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    • June 22, 2020

  • Wanderkaiser Opilio Martinus I.

    Very beautiful and wild romantic ...

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    • August 10, 2018

  • Webs 🤙🏻

    Well worth a visit, beautiful gorge with the rushing Bode and a beautiful beer garden.

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    • May 25, 2021

  • Johnny

    The Bodekessel in the Bodetal is a former waterfall in a magnificent gorge, which was demolished in 1798 by blowing up from 2 m in height to 1 m.
    Source: de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bode#Wasserf.C3.A4lle

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    • December 11, 2016

  • APFerch

    Consistently light but very beautiful hike even on such hot days (35 degrees and more) as at the time. Cool, shady and very varied environment and nature. Also catering is available and the right place with good drinks and snacks.
    APFerch 26.07.2019

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    • July 26, 2019

  • Christian

    A great hike through the Bodetal which you should have done once. 😃

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    • July 31, 2020

  • Andrea 🥾⛰🌲🪵🐿🌦 🚲🌳🌷🌻🌾🌤

    In the distance you can already hear the rustling of the Bodekessel. The noise gets louder and louder. A look down into the Bodekessel shows that the tides are roaring here.
    The Bodekessel is a small waterfall that falls from a height of 1m into the Bode.

    The legend of the Bodekessel tells that the crown of Princess Brunhilde is said to be on the ground. She had lost this while jumping over the valley with her horse to get to safety from the giant Bodo. The giant Bodo, who couldn't jump across the valley on his horse and fell into the raging river, has guarded the crown in the Bodekessel ever since. He lives there as a black monster with glowing eyes and razor-sharp teeth.

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    • May 24, 2021

  • Anne Stege

    Wonderful way antlang the Bode with great views

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    • September 21, 2019

  • Kerstin & Michael

    A hike through the Bodetal is peppered with great photo motifs and sometimes unique nature.

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    • August 2, 2020

  • Heiko M.

    On the way from Hirschgrund to Treseburg, you will be accompanied by the rustling of the Bode, you should use the opportunity to refresh yourself in some places in the Bode.

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    • August 22, 2020

  • Holger

    Here the torrents roar!

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    • August 26, 2017

  • Peter Brindöpke

    Nice view of the Bodekessel

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    • July 14, 2019

  • Julian Müller

    Impressive water spectacle, otherwise only available in Bavaria!

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    • July 3, 2021

  • Notnagel

    Simply great here - you really have to see it.

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    • September 15, 2021

  • HPT

    Wild gorge with a hiking trail carefully carved into the rock. Good surefootedness is required.

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    • September 26, 2021

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Location: Thale, Harz, Harz Mountains, Germany


  • Elevation230 m

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