Bike Touring Highlight
The Großer Birkensee with its wooded shores is beautiful. There are sunbathing lawns between the trees where you can relax comfortably. Nothing stands in the way of jumping into the water to cool off and bathe. In the Birkensee you can swim safely again, because there is no longer any risk of swimming due to exposure. However, swallowing water while swimming and bathing should be avoided. Current information can be found here: landkreis.nuernberger-land.de/index.php?id=1993.
July 9, 2018
The Birkensee is a recreational area and belongs to the city Röthenbach. It consists of the Great Birkensee and the Kleiner Birkensee. Both bodies of water are fed by the groundwater of the Röthenbach stream, which flows into the Pegnitz in the town of Röthenbach.
May 9, 2017
Very idyllic location, on busy days accordingly busy but nice.
March 17, 2017
Lots of sunbathing lawns, flattened steep banks, 4.6 hectares of water and only six meters depth make the Birkensee a perfect place to relax in the summer. Around the lake, young and old can use 900 meters of the shore for swimming. The water is particularly popular with friends of free body culture with its own beach.
May 24, 2017
In summer to cool off and sunbathe (with nudist area).
Bathing is not explicitly prohibited, but it is pointed out that carcinogenic substances have been found in the water.
Background noise from two nearby highways is hard to miss in the south and west winds.
May 31, 2019
Birkensee is very nice, but in terms of water quality, please be careful !!! Toxins (fluoride surfactants) were detected in high concentrations a few years ago. The fish had the highest concentration of venom in Bavaria and the competent authorities have 4 (or 5) concreted around the lake pipes to take water samples can.
July 5, 2018
Is beautiful, but loaded with many pollutants! Would not bathe !!!
July 6, 2018
Beautiful lake, would offer to bathe, unfortunately, he is very stressed and there were always swimming bans. Currently it is advised against swimming: nordbayern.de/region/nuernberg/birkensee-wasserwirtschaftsamt-rater-weiter-vom-baden-ab-1.5976152
May 6, 2018
Beautiful lake in the woods, also for friends of naturist culture.
April 22, 2018
beautiful corner also for swimming, just did not know that there are so many Fkk'ler here :)
August 26, 2019
At the "end" of the large birch lake there is this beautiful place with many water lilies.
June 26, 2020
Nice bathing lake with lots of fish in it, although the water has high levels of pollutants.
October 7, 2021
On this tour, the Birkensee invites you to take a refreshing swim!
But don't be alarmed - nudists are also in their element in this natural idyll.
September 8, 2021
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