Döberitzer Heide Circular Hiking TrailHiking tours | Distance: 25 km
ContactZugang und Parkplatz Sielmanns Naturlandschaft Döberitzer Heide
Zur Döberitzer Heide 10
14641 Wustermark (OT Elstal)Phone 033234-24890
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The circular trail through sandy dune terrain leads along extensive heathland its typical common heather vegetation past the Ferbitzer Bruch wetlands and on through sparse woodland consisting of oak and birch trees. With a little luck you may spot bison, Przewalski horses or red deer.
Finkenberg observation tower is located about halfway along the route. Built on the highest point of Döberitzer Heide, the 13-metre tower offers a magnificent panoramic view stretching as far as Berlin and over the Havelland region.
Length: 25 kilometres (6-7 hours)
Start/finish: Elstal railway station or entrance to Döberitzer Heide (car park).
Marking/logo: The hiking trail is signposted and marked with a red dot.
- Car: Sielmanns Naturlandschaft Döberitzer Heide is easily accessible via the A10 (exit Spandau) and via the B5 (exit Elstal/Olympisches Dorf/Sielmann Stiftung).
- Train: Take regional train RE 4 (Rathenow) and get off at Elstal station. From there it is about a 20-minute walk: coming out of the station, turn left into Bahnhofstrasse and walk as far as the next crossroads (past Eduard-Schewe-Allee), turn right here into Rosa-Luxemburg-Allee, then turn left into the main road to the B5 and cross the bridge to Sielmann's Naturlandschaft Döberitzer Heide.
Sights: Finkenberg observation tower
Trail conditions/surface: natural paths
Maps/Literature: Rad- und Wanderkarte Döberitzer Heide, Spandau, Grundwald, Verlag Dr. Andreas Barthel, 1:35.000, Euro 4.90