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Silbersee

Bobenheim- Roxheim  >  Germany

Series of lakes from the old Rhein, which are nice for birdwatching.

Added by Garry Hayman

Description

The Silbersee is located near Engers near the Rhine, in the Urmitzer Werth nature reserve. The lake is 112 hectares, the maximum depth is 13.5 m. Originally the lake was a gravel pit and was gradually renatured. After the renovation, numerous birds found their home here. You can find bird hides and there is a circular walk around the lakes.

Details

Access

By car you drive on the B9 to the Bobenheim-Roxheim exit. Now follow the signs to “Silbersee”. Park by the church at Bobenheim - Roxheim and Cross the road and along the track to the lakes. Several circular routes of various lengths lead from the parking lot around both the nature reserves and the Silbersee. The paths are partly asphalted but also graveled, but suitable for wheelchair users and cyclists. Depending on the tour, you can plan between one and three hours. The route that is shown on the map below is about 6 km.

Terrain and Habitat

Lake, Scattered trees and bushes, Wetland

Conditions

Flat, Open landscape, Swampy

Circular trail

Yes

Is a telescope useful?

Can be useful

Good birding season

All year round

Best time to visit

Spring

Route

Unpaved road

Difficulty walking trail

Average walk

Accessible by

Foot

Birdwatching hide / platform

Yes

Links

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Map

Top 5 birds

Other birds you can see here

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