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