WuBB Tour 5: Through the green into the blue

24,4 km

You start at the idyllically located Dorsten-Lembeck train station and are directly on the Hohe Mark Steig. You follow the magenta signposts east through beautiful forests. Plenty of time to dive in and take a deep breath! After 10,6 km you are at the Granat wildlife park, where you can take your well-deserved break. Then you walk another 12,8 km through forest and juniper landscape to Haltern am See, through the old town to the reservoir.

Tips for on the go:

  • Biological station of the district of Recklinghausen with a cozy cottage garden and changing exhibitions, about 2,5 km after the start 
  • Wildlife park Granat with refreshment stop or picnic 
  • Holtwicker juniper heath with refreshments in the cozy Uhlenhof 
  • Haltern am See: Stroll through town, city tour "Look and swallow", numerous places to stop for refreshments, break at the lake 

Way back: 

From the end of the stage on the lake shore at Hullerner Strasse, the 900-metre-long access route to Haltern station is marked with yellow and black signs. From there there are connections every half hour.

All current connections can be found here:

https://www.vrr.de/de/startseite/
Or the smart number for bus & train: 01806 50 40 30 (subject to a charge)

Map

Overview

Distance: 24,4 kmDuration: approx. 06:30 hStart: Dorsten-Lembeck train stationDestination: Haltern am See train stationDifficulty: hardAscent: 210 mDescent: 240 m

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