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Nature discovery trail Moor Safari

Wheelchair accessible circular hiking trail through a unique moorland landscape in Aschau, Upper Bavaria.

Description

An approx. 1.2 km long circular trail suitable for wheelchairs through a mysterious moor landscape. The barrier-free nature trail was created to open up new and unusual perspectives in nature for wheelchair users. Recreation, experience and adventure are in the foreground.  Attention and interest are to be aroused.

The nature adventure trail extends over a length of approx. 1.2 km and begins at the Aschau Moor Outdoor Swimming Pool, where a spacious parking lot is also available. This trail is also particularly suitable for guests with walking disabilities and is popular with wheelchair users. At the starting point there is an information board where you can get an overview of the offered nature experiences in words and pictures. At each station you will also find short notes in German and English, which should help to draw attention and interest to remarkable natural phenomena on site. The prerequisite is that you stay on the path, leave no litter behind and do not damage any plants.

Information on accessibility

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All areas relevant for testing meet the quality criteria of the label "Accessibility tested - partially accessible for people with walking disabilities and accessible for wheelchair users". For detailed information please see the evaluation report.

  • Start of the nature experience path is the Aschauer Moorfreischwimmbad.
  • There are sufficient public parking spaces available. 
  • There is no designated parking space for people with disabilities.
  • From the parking lot to the starting point of the barrier-free nature experience trail, it is approx. 25 m.
  • The barrier-free nature experience trail is designed for people with reduced mobility and families with small children.
  • The trail has a total length of 1.2 km including all adventure stations. The main path has a total length of 440 m.
  • Along the nature experience trail there are a total of 19 stations, where you can obtain information about nature mainly from information boards. The information is presented in writing and is mostly visible and readable while sitting.
  • The hiking trail is accessible without steps.
  • The hiking trail is stepless.
  • The hiking trail is in most cases easy to walk on and drive on
    and have a maximum longitudinal gradient of up to 2%. 
  • The main path is 200 cm wide, the side trips to the adventure stations are partly only 70 cm wide.
  • Seats are available on the main path of the nature experience trail.
  • The hiking trail is car-free.
  • It is not necessary to cross a road travelled by motor vehicles.
  • The nature experience trail is continuously signposted.
  • There is no public toilet for people with disabilities.

Some information on accessibility are listed below. For detailed information please see the evaluation report.

  • Start of the nature experience path is the Aschauer Moorfreischwimmbad.
  • There are sufficient public parking spaces available. 
  • There is no designated parking space for people with disabilities.
  • From the parking lot to the starting point of the barrier-free nature experience trail, it is approx. 25 m.
  • The trail has a total length of 1.2 km including all adventure stations. The main path has a total length of 440 m.
  • Assistance dogs are allowed in relevant areas. 
  • External paths usually have visually contrasting and tactilely detectable sidewalk boundaries. 
  • There are no visually contrasting or tactilely detectable floor indicators available.  
  • Along the nature experience trail there are a total of 19 stations, where you can obtain information about nature mainly from information boards.  Along the nature experience trail there are a total of 19 stations, where you can obtain information about nature mainly from information boards.  The information on the stations is exclusively provided in writing and is visually rich in contrast. The signage is designed in clearly legible and contrasting font. The Information is not available in Braille or prismatic font. 
  • The main path is 200 cm wide, the side trips to the adventure stations are partly only 70 cm wide.
  • The hiking trail is car-free.
  • It is not necessary to cross a road travelled by motor vehicles.
  • The nature experience trail is continuously signposted. The signage is designed in clearly legible and contrasting font. The Information is not available in Braille or prismatic font. 
  • There is no public toilet for people with disabilities.

 Some information on accessibility are listed below. For detailed information please see the evaluation report.

  • Start of the nature experience path is the Aschauer Moorfreischwimmbad.
  • There are sufficient public parking spaces available.
  • There is no designated parking space for people with disabilities.
  • From the parking lot to the starting point of the barrier-free nature experience trail, it is approx. 25 m.
  • The trail has a total length of 1.2 km including all adventure stations. The main path has a total length of 440 m.
  • Along the nature experience trail there are a total of 19 stations, where you can obtain information about nature mainly from information boards.  The information on the stations is exclusively provided in writing. 
  • The hiking trail is car-free.
  • It is not necessary to cross a road travelled by motor vehicles.
  • The nature experience trail is continuously signposted.
  • There is no public toilet for people with disabilities.

  Some information on accessibility are listed below. For detailed information please see the evaluation report.

  • Start of the nature experience path is the Aschauer Moorfreischwimmbad.
  • There are sufficient public parking spaces available.
  • There is no designated parking space for people with disabilities.
  • From the parking lot to the starting point of the barrier-free nature experience trail, it is approx. 25 m.
  • The trail has a total length of 1.2 km including all adventure stations. The main path has a total length of 440 m.
  • Along the nature experience trail there are a total of 19 stations, where you can obtain information about nature mainly from information boards.  The information on the stations is exclusively provided in writing. There is no information in easy language. 
  • The hiking trail is car-free.
  • It is not necessary to cross a road travelled by motor vehicles.
  • The nature experience trail is continuously signposted.
  • There is no public toilet for people with disabilities.
Certified in the period: August 2020 – July 2023

Address & contact

Naturerlebnispfad Moor Safari

Höhenbergstr. 1
83229 Aschau
Phone number: +49 8052 90490
E-mail address: info@aschau.de
Website: https://www.aschau.de/barrierefreier-naturerlebnispfad

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