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Augsburg-Western Woods Nature Park

Augsburg-Western Woods Nature Park
Augsburg-Western Woods Nature Park

The Augsburg-Western Woods Nature Park (German: Naturpark Augsburg-Westliche Wälder) is one of the two nature parks in Bavarian Swabia. The 1988 founded park has a size of 1,175 km2 (454 sq mi). The nature park is bordered by the rivers Danube, Wertach, Schmutter, Flossach and Mindel. The biggest part of it is located in Augsburg (district) and extends to the edge of the districts Unterallgäu, Günzburg (district) and Dillingen (district).

The gentle, hilly landscape is divided by the streams Schmutter, Neufnach and Zusam into gently undulating plateaus and flat interfluves. It is part of the tertiary hills between the Danube and the Bavarian Alpine Foreland. Nearly half (43%) of the region are forested and the proportion of grassland are high, too. The northern part around Welden is named Holzwinkel, the middle part around Dinkelscherben, Reischenau and the south part (south of the line Thannhausen-Ziemetshausen-Fischach-Gessertshausen-Stadtbergen) are the Stauden.

[ Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Augsburg-Western_Woods_Nature_Park ]

Address: Augsburg
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"We would like to walk in a pretty part of the woods. We do not have a car. Where would be a good place to get a train or bus to?" (posted 06/22/2014)

It depends on exactly where you want to go for a walk. For example, from Dinkelscherben the "Fugger-Express" (http://www.bahn.de/regio_allgaeu_schwaben/view/wir/teilnetze/fugger_express.shtml) travels regularly from Augsburg Main Station.
Answer provided by Michael Fux on 06/23/2014
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From Augsburg Hauptbahnhof, buses head out to the various villages that lie in the western woods. However, the bus ride times can occur far apart.
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