Schafberg (Swabian Jura)
The Schafberg seen from the northern Jura foreland
|Parent range||Swabian Jura|
|Mountain type||White Jurassic|
It is part of the Balingen Mountains (Balinger Bergen) and is surrounded by the towns and villages of Roßwangen, Weilstetten (both in the borough of Balingen), Tieringen (borough of Meßstetten) and Hausen am Tann. Its neighbouring mountains are the Plettenberg ( ) and the Lochenstein ( ).
From the viewing points of Hoher Fels (Upper Danube Nature Park.) and Gespaltener Fels ( ) there are very good views of the surrounding area. Walks link the Balingen Mountains and the North Swabian Jura Way (Schwäbische-Alb-Nordrand-Weg) runs over the Schafberg. The Schafberg lies within the