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Lakes in the Sauerland

Esmecke-Stausee with Wenholthausen

A real insider tip in the vacation world EsloheThe Esmecke-Stausee in Wenholthausenalso known as "Einbergsee". Surrounded by forest with a large sunbathing lawn, this small bathing lake is a wonderful place to relax. The secluded bathing bay is easily accessible and the water of the lake is evenly warm. A DLRG station ensures the safety of visitors. Just above the bathing bay, near the dam wall, there is a small kiosk, which is also a popular stop-off point for bikers.

Fishing in the Esmecke-Stausee is only permitted for guests of the vacation region Eslohe permitted. Further information is available from Verkehrsverein Wenholthausen e.V. provides further information.

Hennesee in Meschede

On the edge of the district town Meschede the Hennesee is a scenic eye-catcher and a popular destination for locals and visitors alike. The shores of the reservoir offer accommodation for excursionists of all kinds: hiking, cycling, swimming or boating, everything is possible. Via the newly created "Himmelstreppe" and the HenneBoulevard, it is just under two kilometers to Meschede town centre with its pedestrian zone and several cosy cafés. The "white fleet" excursion boat crosses the lake at regular intervals.

More information about the Hennesee

Lakes in the surrounding area

The journey there is worthwhile: the bathing lakes in the wider area of Schmallenberg.

Lakes in the surrounding area


Water ski facility in Niedersfeld

Fancy some action? Then head for the "Wake & Water" facility in Winterberg on Hillebachsee. Here you can experience water skiing and wakeboarding for everyone - from beginner to pro, from young to young at heart. There is an 800-metre-long cable car that takes water skiers and wakeboarders across the Hillebachsee pulls.

The "line up" bistro invites you to linger and watch the action.

To the water ski facility...

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