Cologne, Germany

Merheimer Heide (Heathland)

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This is an open, heath-like area located about 6 km west of Cologne and easily accessible by transit. The Merheimer Heide is basically a park-like open field, fairly open with criss-crossing gravel paths that are great for running. One can put together about 3 km on the paths, if one runs around the perimeter. The park is the site of numerous sports facilities.

Essentials
  • About 3 km on the paths
  • fairly flat
  • Tram Line 1, E: Höhenberg Frankfurter Str.