Natural pearl trail
Aue Sytenwald and surroundings
This round walk near to Meiringen leads you to special inhabitants a forest with bizarre cliffs and in a floodplain and amphibian area of major importance.
At the Funtenenlake, a 4 kilometer long round hike is waiting for you with information panels telling you the sercrets about the forest- and floodplain. The way goes through de magical Birglenforest up to the grade Schwindeln, Afterwards the way goes down to the Aare river, along the Hüsenbach trough the floodplain of the Sytenforest.
Floodplains are fascinating areas of little rivers and ponds who are periodically flooded by water. During high water terms floodplains will be flooded and new living spaces for pioneers of the plants and animals arises. The areas around the Funtenenlake are important living rooms for protected amphibian and other animals who can be discovered there.
Length: 4,1 km
Difference of height: 118 meters
Highest point: 688 meters above sea level
Time of walking: 1hour 10minutes