The valley landscape is very beautiful to look at.
The whole area is very swampy and has several natural streams flowing through it.
It is characteristic of the area that the sources of five brooks lie here, which have allowed the Schaagbach Valley to develop into a species-rich wetland. The stream meanders through damp valleys whose edges can rise up to several meters.
One of the springs is located near Haus Wildenrath south of Wildenrath.
Absolutely worth seeing!
April 26, 2020
The dream path opens up to hikers the beauties of nature in the Schaagbachtal with different habitats. With a little luck you might see kingfishers or bats. West of Wildenrath it goes along the Schaagbach through the forest towards Birgelen. The transition between the two brook valleys is formed by an unspoilt forest landscape.
August 15, 2021
"... Wildenrath - a nine-kilometer circular hiking trail leads through the wild and romantic Schaagbach Valley and the idyllic Birgeler Bach Valley.
First of all: this dream path rightly bears its name. Anyone who wants to experience the power and beauty of nature as a hiker in just under three hours, regardless of the season, is best served with the "Wild Schaagbach Valley Dream Trail". The attractive circular hiking trail is almost nine kilometers long, is not very difficult and has a lot to offer for nature lovers. The route is very well signposted, so that even those unfamiliar with the area cannot get lost.
It starts in the parking lot of Haus Wildenrath. There a map offers an overview of the route, which despite its length is easy to hike because it has only a few noticeable inclines ... "
April 17, 2020
The Schaagbachtal is between Haus Wildenrath and Schaufenberg
continuous nature reserve. So it is understandable that the hiker
rarely gets to see the brook because of the swampy banks
are not accessible. You should be firm for the entire hiking route
Use footwear and be sure-footed.
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July 15, 2020
"... All of a sudden we saw a body of water in the middle of the forest. As we got closer we realized that beavers were at work here. They had built an impressive dam ..."
You can find more information about our hike at: netreisetagebuch.de/birgeler-urwald
February 18, 2021
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