Radenhäuser Lache

Hessen  >  Germany

A small artificial lake surrounded by cow pastures and a little forest.

Added* by Paul Poletajew
Most recent update 10 March 2022
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Radenhäuser Lache has some small islands and shallow water zones, which are feeding and resting places for many waders on migration. All native duck species can be seen here from autumn to spring. White Stork breed in the area. The birds you can see here are a mix of water birds, waders, forest birds and grassland birds. During migration sometimes rarities can show up.



Easy accessible from L3048 by car and bike. Parking for maximum 2 Cars next to the road. After passing a pasture gate next to a little information sign, the path leads through a tiny forest and a cow pasture. After crossing a little creek you will finally reach a very nice hide (about 100m from the road) with a good view over the little lake.

Terrain and Habitat

Scattered trees and bushes , Wetland , Grassland , Lake , Reedbeds , Mud flats , Agriculture


Flat , Open landscape

Circular trail


Is a telescope useful?

Can be useful

Good birding season

All year round

Best time to visit

Spring migration , Autumn migration


Paved road , Narrow trail

Difficulty walking trail


Accessible by

Foot , Bicycle , Car

Birdwatching hide / platform


Extra info

Sometimes the cows block the path, but they are friendly and usually step aside.

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