33 m
33 m
10 km
highest point
41 m
Suitable for
Level of difficulty
Type of tour
Circular tour
Recommended month:JFMAMJJASOND
Recommended months for a hike: Optimal

The 654 hectare nature reserve Großes und Weißes Moor is an absolute joy for nature lovers. It is here that NABU Rotenburg and the District of Rotenburg (Wümme) have created four nature discovery trails and the NORDPFAD Dör’t Moor is one of them. A fantastic trail for families with children! 

The Nordpfad Dör’t Moor trail has been named the most beautiful hiking trail in 2021.

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Special tip

There are two top-quality venues certified as Qualitätsgastgeber Wanderbares Deutschland to welcome you at the Nordpfad Dör’t Moor trail and offer you a hiker-friendly experience:

Hotel and Restaurant Waldhof, Hauptstr. 26, 27356 Rotenburg-Unterstedt

Hotel Landhaus Wachtelhof *****, Gerberstraße 6, 27356 Rotenburg (Wümme)

‘Tischlein-deck-Dich!’ rest area:

A lack of rest areas along the way prompted the establishment of a special rest area at the Schafstall (sheephold) Spieker on the NORDPFAD Dör’t Moor trail, allowing you to pre-order a picnic from nearby restaurants. Visit the local tourism association website for more information and offers.



The trail is signposted throughout with the standard Nordpfad Dör’t Moor logo.

In­form­a­tion for the Nord­p­fad Dör’t Moor trail

Getting there

Free parking is available at the starting points of the trail:

Starting point 1: 27356 Rotenburg (Wümme): Großer Bullensee parking area, Am großen Bullensee
Starting point 2: 27356 Unterstedt: Gasthaus Waldhof, Hauptstraße 26, about 1.8 kilometres from the NORDPFAD trail

Special features of the trail

The ‘Kleine Moorrunde’ loop: The 7.5 kilometre Kleine Moorrunde loop in the NABU trail guide system leads to the Butterweg and is an ideal alternative to the main trail. ‘Dee Bodderpad’ (‘The Butter Path’ in Low German) was once the shortest distance between Kirchwalsede and Rotenburg. Many farmers on the moor travelled this difficult path to sell their butter in Rotenburg.

Links with other NORDPFADEN trails:

The NORDPFAD trail runs parallel to the 21.3 kilometre NORDPFAD Rotenburger Wasserreich trail for a while. There is an access path (1.1 kilometre) to starting point 2 of the 13.7 kilometre NORDPFAD Federlohmühlen trail.


Further reading

Guide book: The 24 most beautiful hikes between Hamburg and Bremen.
You can order this on the NORDPFADE website.

Alternatives, variations, access paths and detours to and from the local train stations can be found on the details page for this tour on the NORDPFADE website.