#deinsauerland / Outdooractive POIs / Jubachtalsperre

The idyllically situated Jubachtalsperre - a drinking water reservoir - near Kierspe is somewhat hidden in the upper Volmetal valley and offers an entertaining stay for nature lovers with walking and hiking opportunities.

Blick über die Jubachtalsperre

Die zauberhafte Jubachtalsperre

Spazierweg rund um die Jubachtalsperre

Die idyllische Jubachtalsperre

Übersicht über die Jubachtalsperre

Wegweiser Wanderparkplatz Jubach



Jubach 1

58566 Kierspe

Experiences at and around the Jubachtalsperre:

Walking trail around the Jubachtalsperre (2.7 km)
Themed hiking trail VolmeSchatz dams - The South Sea(s) of the region (11.4 km)
Forest sofa with a great view of and over the dam
Forest sofa with a view of the dam wall and over the dam
Resting bench for lingering

Gastronomy at or around the dam:

Hotel-Restaurant Haus Berkenbaum (distance approx. 5 km).

Parking facilities:

Free parking at the Vollme-Herlinghausen hikers' parking lot. An information board shows the hiking and walking possibilities.

Arrival by public transport:

Bus line 58 of the MVG between Lüdenscheid and Meinerzhagen; stop: Vollme-Jubach.

Further information:

The Jubachtalsperre is a drinking water dam. Entering the shore area is prohibited!

The Jubachtalsperre was completed between 1904 and 1906 according to the plans of the Aachen professor Otto Intze. The dam is made of quarry stones and was built as a gravity dam. The wall is 152 m long, has a crown width of 4.5 m and is 27.7 m high. The dam has a maximum reservoir volume of 1.05 million m³ and its largest possible surface area is 11.7 ha.
The dam was strengthened and sealed from 1990 to 1991 with a prefabricated sealing wall made of reinforced concrete. A control gallery was created and the drainage and measuring equipment were renewed.

Initially, the plant was operated by the Volme Water Association. Today, the Lüdenscheid Water Procurement Association is the operator of the plant.

The dam booklet of the region Oben an der Volme, including the Jubachtalsperre, is also available for download:

All information without guarantee!

Main opening times:

Sunday opened
Monday opened
Tuesday opened
Wednesday opened
Thursday opened
Friday opened
Saturday opened

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