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Hikes: Aasee and Stadtwald

Hiking at Lake Bocholt-Aasee

The signposted cycle path "Bocholter Aa" is also ideal for hikers who want to enjoy the idyllic nature on quiet paths along the river - far away from road traffic.

The ideal starting point for walks, Nordic walking tours and extensive hikes is the Bocholter Aasee - a local recreation area in the middle of the city.

The approx. 3 km long, varied walk around the Aasee leads past playgrounds, a small bird island, jetties and a bathing and surfing bay. Some people would certainly like to linger longer at the beach café, and many Bocholt residents think: the sunset is most beautiful here!

From the Aasee you can walk on quiet, signposted Nordic walking routes to the neighbouring Hohenhorster Berge (with a walking dune) or to the Konstantinforst. The starting point for these tours is the Kneipp clubhouse at Surfer Bay.

Here you can find more information about the Bocholt Aasee.


Hiking in the city forest

A signpost at the "Unter den Eichen" car park at the southern end of the Stadtwald and at the "Wiener Allee" car park indicates three signposted routes of different lengths.

The 2.6 km route is popular with joggers; the exercise equipment along the route provides variety, relaxation or fitness enhancement. The 3.9 km and 10 km routes lead into the neighbouring woods and guarantee peace and quiet and the ideal conditions for relaxation and fun. In addition to pure forest ground on the shortest route, athletes can expect a variety of profiles on the 10-km distance - from soft forest ground to sand and tarmac.

The city forest is the city's green oasis: several attractions make it a forest with recreational value. Ponds, walking trails, animal enclosures with wild boar, fallow deer, red deer, goats and sheep, a large playground, a Wild West-style steak restaurant and the toboggan hill are all inviting places to visit.