Nature conservation and navigation instructions

One-person kayaks are the only vessel permitted on the river upstream of Schwindebeck between 30 June and 15 October. One-person and two-person kayaks are the only vessels permitted on the river downstream of Schwindebeck all year round. Boarding and landing is only possible at road bridges. From the bridge on Wetzener Straße in Raven, access to the river is forbidden between 6 pm and 9 am as well as on Ascension Day and Pentecost.