Hiking: Forests of the Upper Ruhr

For a river as industrialized as the Ruhr, it still has its beautiful parts. As you follow the river into the Sauerland, it takes on a more pastoral character. This hike travels between the towns of Wetter and Witten through some of the forested pastoral landscape that has characterized the Ruhr valley for the past thousand years.

How to Get Here:

  • The hike starts at the Wetter train station in the Ruhr. It ends in the main station in Witten.

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