#deinsauerland / Outdooractive POIs / Fürwiggetalsperre

A popular destination for hikers, walkers and joggers is the Fürwiggetalsperre near Meinerzhagen in the Ebbegebirge mountains, with a lakeside trail 4.1 km long in a wooded setting.

Eines der Waldsofas an der Fürwiggetalsperre

Blick über die Fürwigge-Talsperre

Panoramablick über die Fürwiggetalsperre

Der Uferweg führt entlang des Wassers und durch wu

Übersicht Fürwiggetalsperre




58540 Meinerzhagen

Telefon: 02354/77171




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)

Parking facilities:

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.

Further information:

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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