Stadtwald Forest


The Stadtwald forest in the borough of Lindenthal belongs to the so-called “Äußerer Grüngürtel”, the outer green belt. In 1895, the forest was first planted on the premises of the former Kitschburg manor. It was later extended by several parks. Boasting three artificial ponds, the Stadtwald forest is very popular for its enchanting ambiance and healthy relaxation. The Adenauer Weiher pond is located in the northern part and further to the east there is a small pond, which was connected to another pond by a channel in 1920. The whole complex stretches to the south-east via Decksteiner Weiher pond to the borough of Sülz, where it adjoins Beethovenpark.

For energetic visitors and families with children there is a wide selection of activities: jogging, pony riding, a hands-on children’s zoo, and an animal park. Uncountable lawns invite to enjoy a picnic in the green.


General Information

  • Bus stop available


  • for families

  • for individual guests


Stadtbahn line 1, stops Eupener Straße, Clarenbachstift or Maarweg
City railway lines 1, 7 and 13, Aachener Straße/Gürtel stop

Bus line 136, bus stop Dürener Straße/Gürtel
Bus line 140, bus stop Aachener Straße/Gürtel

More information

Dogs are not allowed in the zoo.


KölnTourismus GmbH

Kardinal-Höffner-Platz 1
50667 Köln

+49 221 34643 0


Stadtwald Forest

Dürener Straße
50935 Köln

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