#deinsauerland / Outdooractive POIs / Listertalsperre

With its numerous designated bathing spots, the Listertalsperre is a popular destination and invites numerous visitors every year for sailing, fishing, surfing, swimming as well as hiking, walking and cycling.

Blick auf die Listertalsperre

Schwimmen in der Lister


Blick über die Listertalsperre

Blick hinunter in das Tal der Listertalsperre

Übersicht Listertalsperre




58540 Meinerzhagen

Telefon: 02722/657924



Experiences at and around the Listertalsperre:

Swimming spots Meinerzhagen:

Bathing place Hunswinkel
Bathing place Heiligenberg
Bathing place Windebruch

Bathing places Drolshagen:
Badestelle Kalberschnacke

Bigge-Lister-Rundwanderweg (approx. 45 km)
Bike tour Bigge-Lister-Seenroute (approx. 50 km)
Bike tour Bigge-Lister-Höhenroute (approx. 64 km)
Fishing possibilities (fishing license required)
Numerous resting benches & forest sofas all around the dam and the bathing places

Gastronomy at or around the dam:

Hotel-Restaurant Fischerheim (Seeuferstraße 1, 58540 Meinerzhagen - directly at the lake)
Café Restaurant Gut Kalberschnacke(Kalberschnacke 4, 57489 Drolshagen - directly at the lake)

Parking facilities:

Free parking is available at or near the individual bathing spots (see the respective "Entries").

Arrival by public transport:

no information

Further information:

The operator of the Listertalsperre is the public water management company Ruhrverband. You have the possibility to buy fishing licenses for the Listertalsperre at the Ruhrverband under, also at the tourist office Biggesee-Listersee, Tel. 02722-6579240.

Please note that swimming is only allowed at the designated bathing spots and due to the high risk of forest fires, especially in the summer months, barbecuing and lighting campfires in the forests around the Listertalsperre is prohibited.

The reservoir booklet of the region Oben an der Volme, among others with the Listertalsperre, is also available for download:

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