City forest

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City forest Eilenriede with moat and wall remnants of the medieval Landwehr

A city ​​forest is a forest that is owned by a city. In Germany, it is usually a corporate forest according to Section 3 of the Federal Forest Act . For the recreation of city dwellers, city forests usually have a higher density of leisure facilities such as playgrounds, restaurants, riding and hiking trails.

German city forests

The best-known urban forests in Germany include the Tiergarten (210  ha ) in Berlin as well as the Grunewald (approx. 3,000 hectares) and Köpenick Forest (approx. 6,500 hectares), the Frankfurt City Forest (3,866 hectares), which are part of the 28,500 hectares of Berlin's urban forest. , the Dresdner Heide (6,133 ha) and the Rostocker Heide (6,004 ha), which are even among the largest in the world. The Duisburg city forest together with the Broich-Speldorfer forest in Mülheim an der Ruhr , the Duisburg Sports Park and the Duisburg Huckinger Mark a contiguous forest area of about 3,000 hectares. The Leipziger Auenwald one of the largest preserved swamp forest holdings in Central Europe.

Urban forests in Europe (selection)

Large urban forests in Germany




Urban forests in the USA

Web links

Wiktionary: Stadtwald  - explanations of meanings, word origins, synonyms, translations

Individual evidence

  2. ^ Landesarchivdirektion Baden-Württemberg, City of Baden-Baden (ed.): The city district of Baden-Baden. (District descriptions of the state of Baden-Württemberg.) Thorbecke, Sigmaringen 1995, ISBN 3-7995-1356-6 , p. 336.
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  4. forest facts - city of Freiburg im Breisgau. In: Retrieved August 30, 2016 .
  5. Structure: area size . Fürstenwalde city forest. Retrieved August 13, 2016.
  6. Stadtwald Frankfurt, accessed on Feb. 24, 2020
  7. ^ Information from the City of Bielefeld. Retrieved March 30, 2014 .