The Schwarzach canyon is about 2.2 km long. The gorge is located south of Schwarzenbruck in Bavaria. It is named after the river Schwarzach. The gap is alsoknown as the Schwarzach gap or break. The gap has been labelled by the Bavarian Environment Agency as Geotop 574R001 and was awarded with the official seal of 'beautiful geotopes of Bavaria. "Since 1936, it is a nature reserve. The region is unique because of the abundance of mosses.