With the designation as a nature reserve, in the Reinheimer Teich nature reserve open water areas with deep and shallow water zones were created again through damming and dredging. Today the area is a nationally important habitat for the European common turtle as well as breeding and resting place for numerous bird species. The beaver also lives in this area again.
Parking lot north of the sewage treatment plant. There is a three-kilometer circular path around the area, with several information boards providing information about the history, flora and fauna. Visitors can also obtain further information in the Reinheimer Teich nature reserve barn (Naturschutzscheune Reinheimer Teich).