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Niedersächsisches Gesetz über den Wald und die Landschaftsordnung NWaldLG


In Lower Saxony every person has the right to enter the forests for recreational purposes. The entry right is restricted in the case of public events in the landscape and commercial harvesting.

§ 23 Abs (2) 1. excludes new planting sites, thickets, tree nurseries, harvesting areas from free entry rights.

The entry rights also apply to cyclists, horse riders, skiers and wheelchair users. According to §25 Abs (1), cycling is only permitted on public forest roads.

Full reference
Niedersächsisches Gesetz über den Wald und die Landschaftsordnung (NWaldLG) vom 21. März 2002, letzte berücksichtigte Änderung: § 43 geändert durch Artikel 16 des Gesetzes vom 13.10.2011 (Nds. GVBl. S. 353)

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Policy area Forestry
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Subject Forests, Access
Countries Germany
Regions (NUTS 2) Lower Saxony
Focus on NWFP
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Geographical scope Regional
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