Experiences at and around the Fürwiggetalsperre:
Asphalted walking trail around the Fürwiggetalsperre (approx. 4.1 km) with exciting nature trail
Themed hiking trail VolmeSchatz Natur-unsere Flora und Fauna (approx. 8.3 km)
Three forest sofas with panoramic view
Numerous resting benches along the circular hiking trail
Gastronomy at or around the dam:
Landhaus Stottmert (Stottmert 1, 58849 Meinerzhagen - distance approx. 2 km)
Meinerzhagen town center (distance approx. 8.5 km)
Free parking spaces are located at and above the dam wall. An information board shows the hiking and walking possibilities.
Arrival by public transport:
Bus line 95 & 252 of the MVG; bus stop: Fürwiggetalsperre - Meinerzhagen.
The Fürwiggetalsperre is a drinking water dam. Entering the shore area is prohibited!
The dam crest is 166 m long and about 29 m high. On the left side of the top of the dam there is a monument to the industrialist Karl Berg from 1907. The dam wall of the Fürwiggetalsperre with slide towers, slide houses and stilling basins was registered as a monument in 2004 and was built in 1902 and 1904 according to a design by the well-known professor for hydraulic engineering and construction Otto Intze.
It is possible to visit the exterior at any time. Information and additional information: Ruhrverband, Klinkenberg 40a, 58515 Lüdenscheid, phone 02351/9475350.
The reservoir booklet of the region Oben an der Volme, including the Fürwiggetalsperre, is also available for download:
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