Hochgrat von Rindalphorn

Protected landscape area Nagelfluhkette

  • Size: Approx. 5.600 hectares
  • Location: The mountain range of the Nagelfluhkette between Steineberg and Hochhädrich and between Samstenberg and Girenkopf.

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The purpose of the protection is to,

  • protect the Nagelfluhkette as part of the Allgäu Alps in its entirety because of its outstanding beauty, diversity and uniqueness,
  • protect the rare, endangered and vulnerable plant and animal species that occur there, to safeguard their livelihoods and their necessary habitats to the existing extent.,
  • Preserve the diverse structures of the mountain ranges and valleys with the rich interlocking of forest areas and alpine farming areas as well as the landscape-defining corridor elements and protect them from further settled over-indebtedness (second homes) or from recreational traffic,
  • preserve and maintain watercourses as well as wetland and rough grassland areas, to maintain the efficiency of the natural balance and to preserve the Nagelfluhkette as a quiet, low-emission recreational area with a harmonious landscape.

More informations under Website of the Landratsamts Oberallgäu.