These wetlands, known as Schludernser Au or Schludernser Erlenwaldbiotop alder biotope became a protected site in 1976 and cover an area of about 140 hectares. These meadowlands are the biologically most productive habitats with the greatest biodiversity. The education trail through alder woods, ponds, natural streams and rough gravel with 12 information boards in the Natura 2000 region, a veritable treasure trove of life and a refuge for endangered animals and plants.
The starting point of the walk through the Schluderns/ Sluderno lowlands is at the sports field in Sluderno. The largest riparian forest area in South Tyrol stretches across the valley basin of Schluderns.Part 1 of the walk leads past information panels 1-6, Part 2 past 7-12.Refreshments: in the inns in Schluderns