Baldeneysee

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  • Martin Donat

    The Baldeneysee near Essen Werden is not only beautiful, but also full of history. On the opposite slope is Villa Hügel, once the home of the Krupp family. On it alone one could write several books ...

    Here at the dam you can make a little pause and just enjoy the beautiful area. If the break is a bit longer, we recommend a short detour into the old town of Werden.

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    • November 16, 2017

  • Spuernase

    The southern route at Baldeneysee is especially beautiful

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    • September 16, 2016

  • ҉ B҉M҉C҉R҉A҉C҉I҉N҉G҉

    Recreation area with a lot around it.

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    • February 18, 2017

  • Hagi31

    Around the lake always worth a drive 👍

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    • June 4, 2017

  • Julia

    "The Baldeneysee is by far the largest of the six Ruhr reservoirs and is being raised by the weir in Essen-Werden, the operator of the dam between 1931 and 1933 in a job-creation measure on the Baldeneysee today is the Ruhrverband.
    The dam height of the 42.45 meters long and six meters wide lock is 8.70 meters. An average of 28 million kWh of electricity can be generated annually. "(Source: essen.de/tourismus_1/essenfrradfahrer/stauwehr.de.html)

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    • September 5, 2017

  • Scholtix

    A wonderful view over the Baldeneysee

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    • September 3, 2017

  • Wischiwaschi

    There is always something to see, if only a lot of water :-))

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    • November 12, 2017

  • Moped

    Nice piece of nature, unfortunately on weekends in good weather a bit too full. And then these racers who have to do their training there.

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    • May 21, 2018

  • sternkauz

    Great bike paths through beautiful nature!

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    • August 10, 2018

  • Guido Burgmer

    Rutherweg 39

    • May 8, 2016

  • Scholtix

    A great view over the Baldeneysee

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    • September 3, 2017

  • joschma

    Inevitable at a lake circumnavigation. Unless, one still makes the bow by becoming.

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    • June 21, 2018

  • CATO

    Great view over the lake and the Ruhr

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    • November 29, 2018

  • Rüdi Bär

    My house round ... If there is not much time goes around here.
    The lake is worth a visit in every season.
    Who comes by bike should definitely avoid the weekend!
    At primetime it is practically impossible to use the bike ...

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    • December 28, 2018

  • Josef

    Bicycle tour from Aschaffenburg to Seligenstadt

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    • November 14, 2015

  • Tante Reisefieber

    Not a normal fish ladder but a lift system.


    As of: 22.09.2018

    opening hours

    Open from April 1st to September 30th

    Friday 13 to 18 o'clock
    Saturdays, Sundays, holidays 11am to 6pm

    Dates for groups by appointment
    Telephone: 0201 / 178-1161

    getting there

    Location: on the fortified bridge of Lake Baldeney, above the weir pillar directly next to the power plant.

    Navigation Address:
    Freiherr-vom-Stein-Straße 206 a, 45133 Essen
    (nearest parking lot, from there about 10 minutes walk)

    The Infopoint fish lift system is not barrier-free accessible!

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    • September 22, 2018

  • MUD

    Nature and technology from the bike!

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    • February 18, 2019

  • Edwin

    Great lock 👍

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    • April 21, 2019

  • Edwin

    Great thing you should look at

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    • April 24, 2019

  • deti801

    The path from Kettwig to Lake Baldeney leads through one of the most beautiful sections of the Ruhr, with lots of nature on both banks and the large Ruhr island on the east bank in Essen-Werden. Most of the islands before it are nature conservation, concretely: bird sanctuary, and of course forbidden to enter. In Werden there are then on the eastern shore again a paddle boat rental, whose customers should keep an eye on.

    Lock Baldeney

    Finally you reach the lock Baldeney. The situation here is a bit tricky: on the eastern shore in front of the dam, it is extremely shallow, sometimes well below 50cm deep. Depending on the water level, even a flat pebble island is formed there. The ground is not healthy for any boat hull. West of the Baldeney lock - which is almost in the middle of the dam - is a weir, so that there is a flow directly in front of the entrance to the lock, which moves the boat to starboard. So carefully and at the same time not too slow retract into the lock
    bootstechnik.de/2011/03/18/ruhr-schleuse-baldeney

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    • May 19, 2017

  • TheLintorfer

    Lock and power plant. Impressive technology

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    • June 7, 2017

  • joschma

    Nice round the lake

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    • February 5, 2019

  • Nicki 🚲 Pottblach😊

    A great round of the lake ... Always happy😊

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    • April 21, 2019

  • Herbert

    There will also be held this year's Essen Baldeney - See Marathon on October 13th. Fast route, but susceptible to wind.

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    • September 27, 2019


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Location: Ruhr Region, Münster District, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

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