Upper basin parking lot

Parking lot

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This spacious hiking parking lot is located slightly below the upper basin on the Dahlberg and about 500 m from the Sauerland-Höhenflug. The upper reservoir is located nearby. The Pumpspeicherwerk Rönkhausen (PSW) has been stabilizing the electricity grid and balancing out the fluctuating demand of industry and the population since 1969. A technology that is becoming increasingly important as more and more electricity is generated from wind and solar energy.

Wanderparkplatz Oberbecken



If you park here, you should definitely take a detour to the nearby upper reservoir before starting your hike, as the dam offers a wonderful panoramic view over the Sauerland. The Sauerland-Rothaargebirge Nature Park's hiking board provides hikers with information about the route of the Höhenflug and local circular hiking options. To get to the Sauerland-Höhenflug, follow the road back. After approx. 500 m, you will automatically reach the long-distance hiking trail, which from here either continues to Wespert and the hiking triangle or down to Lenhausen.


Coordinates for the navigation system (WGS 84):

GPS: N 51° 12' 50 E 7° 59' 53

UTM: 32U 430025 5674105


The facility belongs to the Naturpark Sauerland Rothaargebirge e.V. and is maintained and serviced by them.

Should you nevertheless notice any soiling or damage, please let us know by sending an email to info@npsr.de.

(Source: Naturpark Sauerland Rothaargebirge e.V.)

Main opening times:

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


Freier Eintritt: 0 €

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