Safety informationThe River Lahn may not be navigated when the water level is high; the "Leun" water level is decisive here.
For the river gauges Leun and Kalkofen a maximum navigation water level (HSW) of 360 cm applies.
Click here for the current water levels of the Lahn:
Water level telephone Leun: Tel. 06473 19429 (Badenburg river-km -11 to Steeden river-km 70)
Water level telephone Kalkofen: Tel. 06439 19429 (river-km 70 to mouth into the Rhine at river-km 137)
Tips and hintsIf you want to take a relaxed canoe trip and don't want to worry about the organization, you can book a ready-made canoe arrangement. More info at https://www.lahn-taunus.de/Arrangements.php/kanufahren
Houseboat in Bad Ems: Wilhelm von Nassau
Getting thereVia B260 from Wiesbaden or Lahnstein to Nassau to the main station.
ParkingAt the open-air swimming pool Nassau there is a free parking lot https://www.badems-nassau.info/poi/parkplatz-am-freibad-gebuehrenfrei
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Locks are open from April 1 to October 31 from 10:00 to 18:30. Last entry at 6:15 p.m. at the latest.
Toilets are placed at important entry and exit points as well as resting places along the Lahn River during the waterway season. The use is free of charge. The project is a cooperation of the cities and municipalities as well as the canoe tour operators and canoe rental companies in the Lahn Valley under the leadership of the Lahntal Tourismus Verband e.V. and the BVKanu.
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