Trusetaler Wasserfall

The Trusetaler wasserfall is the highest and most impressive waterfall in the region of Thüringen. The waterfall is located north of the village Trusetal along road L1024.

Trusetaler wasserfallWhen driving on the Brotteroder strasse (road L1024) the waterfall is hard to miss. In summertime the waterfall and the Zwergen Park Trusetal is quite popular by tourist and the parking can be busy.

You have to park in a parking area (with a fee). The entrance to the waterfall is next to the parking and in 2018 you have to pay € 2 for the entrance (children under 10 no admission). In the high season there are several commercial stalls where you can buy touristic stuff. Fortunately the Trusetaler waserfall is nearby.

Trusetaler wasserfallAfter enjoying this beautiful waterfall from the bottom you can go up (228 steps) at the left side of the waterfall and make a short (or longer roundtrip). On top of the waterfall you have a good view on teh valley and here you see that the Trusetaler wasserfall is manmade. The short walk takes approximately 10-15 minutes.

Trusetaler wasserfallAlthough the Trusetaler wasserfall is a manmade waterfall, it is still one of the better waterfalls in Germany. In 1865 workers redirected part of the river Truse and so made a unnatural drop of 58 meter. At the top you see the canal diverting the water to the top of the waterfall where is drops nicely on the big rocks.

The flow of the Trusetaler wasserfall is quite consistent and only at the end of the summer the flow can be somewhat reduced.

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About Trusetaler Wasserfall

CountryGermany
RegionThüringen
LocationTrusetal, Thüringer Wald
RiverTruse
Height58m
Latitude50.795576
Longitude10.417745
Best visitSpring, summer, autumn
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