Natural sights

Overlooking the Doller valley the Alfeld Lake is dammed since 1883, to supply lower levels with water. His origin is due to glacial erosion. A path leads to a hut near a cascade.
Sewen Lake is characteristic of the ancient glacial valleys. The lake is actually transforming into marshland. Beavers were reintroduced here recently in their natural habitat.
Both of the Neuweiher lakes are the result of glacier activity. Throughout their history, the lakes were drained and used as a meadow. Then the dikes were built again for the needs...
The Gazon Vert pasture is situated in an glacial circus. The site is surrounded by big fallen rocks. Water is flowing from a peat bog to a cascade below.
The Fuchsfelsen ledge was created to allow a panoramic view of the Doller valley and the Ballon d'Alsace.
The Vogelsteine lava flow dates from the volcanic period of the Vosges mountains, 330million year ago. At that time the surface was covered by a low water sea and islands.
The legend tells that four brave men, wich fought in the Thirty Years War, died after being tied at the bottom of this fir. It was cut at man's height and grew in four branches ...
Hikers refresh at the fountain of the Three Wise Men. Water is coming out of a branch, looking like a swans neck.
This tree nursery is located between the Welckentalkopf and the Herzogsberg in the Rossberg massif. The name reminds the birth of Napoleon's first son in 1811.