The loop path (5.5 km) starts at the Waldsee (lake in the forest) Argenthal. The lake is an insider tipp. There you will find parking areas, Die
The trail is marked on natural stones with a blue arrow. Almost 20 information boards inform about the geological history in the Hunsrück (in German).
On an observation deck with shed you will get an overview about the modern open cast mining.
The firm "Argenthaler Steinbruch" (=stone pit) mines here the rare raw material quartzite.
Have you known, that the Soonwald (=forest) used to be at the sea? Board 12 gives the explanation. Children will love the Wood-Mikado.
Finally the restaurant at the lake awaits you (Tel. +49 6761 967575)
The "Geological Experience Path Argenthaler Walsee" is perfect for all hikers and those interested in history. For families with children or schools this trails is a special attraction.
Info-Adresse: Tourist-Information Rheinböllen
Info-Adresse: Am Markt 1