Leipzig, Germany

Cospuden Lake Loop

Wikimedia Commons: Ansgar Koreng

There are many pleasurable running opportunities in the Cospuden Lake area, located 7 km south of Leipzig. The lake is a popular swimming and boating spot in summer. Note: Lake=See

Lake Loop: Most popular is the 10 km loop around the lake on a wide, mainly paved multi-use path. There are lake views for some of the route, and nice views . Along the way, there are parks, numerous lakeside restaurants, the Bistumshöhe observation deck, and a swimming beach.

Additional Paths in Area. Just north of the lake, there are numerous parks and Auwald paths to explore, including the Landschaftspark Cospuden and NSG Lehmlache Lauer. See our Auwald South route. Just east of the lake is the Markkleeberger Lake. There isn’t a route around the lake, but there are numerous paths in the wetlands area on the west side of the lake, and several observation decks.

 

Essentials
  • Lake loop is 10.7 km (6.6 miles). Additional paths in area
  • 30m (101 feet)
  • Just west of Kees'scher Park
  • Bus, S-Bahn and Light Rail station nearby and in Markkleeberg

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Essentials
  • Lake loop is 10.7 km (6.6 miles). Additional paths in area
  • 30m (101 feet)
  • Just west of Kees'scher Park
  • Bus, S-Bahn and Light Rail station nearby and in Markkleeberg