Urwaldsteig Edersee

Germany Germany

Worth knowing

The Urwaldsteig Edersee runs for a length of 66 kilometers through Germany.

The difficulty of the trail is rated as demanding and it usually takes 3 days to walk the Urwaldsteig Edersee.
Of course, how long it really takes for the trail depends on the experience and fitness of the hikers.

The drinking water supply is on the way no problem, since there are numerous possibilities to fill up the water supplies.
This can be done, for example, at streams, springs, but also at wells or public facilities. However, the water may have to be filtered before drinking!

On the trail you are self-sufficient.
But at irregular intervals (at least every few days) there is the possibility to buy food.
This needs to be planned accordingly and it can only be recommended to contact the aid stations and check the opening hours.

You can stay overnight on campsites.

Wild camping is not allowed As always, leave behind no traces . Rubbish has to be taken away and nature has to be respected and protected!

Campfires are currently prohibited. However, this can change at any time.
Therefore, please be sure to pay attention to public notices and a possible risk of forest fires..
In addition, new fireplaces should never be built, but existing ones should be used.

Facts about Urwaldsteig Edersee

66 km
Elevation gain
2.050 m
Elevation loss
2.050 m
Highest Point
525 m
Lowest Point
Eder / 204 m
Round Trip?
Walk in both directions?
66 km
2.050 m
2.050 m
525 m
204 m
You have the following accommodation options on the Urwaldsteig Edersee
  • on campsites
Solitude on the Urwaldsteig Edersee
You come to villages several times a day and often meet people

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Arrival to the Urwaldsteig Edersee

You will arrive via Frankfurt am Main Airport.

You can get to Starting point via Bus / Zug. Duration approx. 4 hours.

Departure from the Urwaldsteig Edersee

Departure is via Frankfurt am Main Airport.

You can get to the airport per Bus / Zug. Takes about 4 hours.

Map and elevation profile of the Urwaldsteig Edersee

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