On the road through the Lage and Hoge Bergse forest

Hiking in Lansingerland, South Holland, The Netherlands

Hiking route 725566

Provided by: Vereniging Natuurmonumenten

18990 496
12.3 km
03:05 h
702 kcal
18 m
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North of Rotterdam and Capelle aan den IJssel you will find a small-scale green area full of water and natural beauty. Go out and enjoy the peace and space that can be found here, a stone's throw from the busy city.

Forests, hills and water
The starting point of this route is at a parking lot just outside Rotterdam. Park your car here and get ready for a nice walk. From here you walk through the Lage Bergse Bos to the Hoge Bergse Bos. The landscape here alternates between lakes, forests and open areas. Part of the area is grazed by Scottish Highlanders. This leaves enough room for all kinds of plants to grow. The Hoge Bergse Bos is hillier than the Lage Bergse Bos. These hills were created by the disposal of demolition and construction waste, but you don't see anything of that anymore.

Sporty on the road
This area is not only suitable for beautiful walks. You will also find an artificial ski slope, a mountain bike trail and much more. Sports enthusiasts can absolutely indulge themselves here. You will also find a watchtower here that you can climb to view the area from above.

bird watching
The water and the open plains in this area attract all kinds of birds. Take a good look around you and you may spot a special bird such as a pheasant, a kestrel or a buzzard. Especially during the breeding season you have a good chance of seeing one of these birds.
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Vereniging Natuurmonumenten

The cycle routes of Natuurmonumenten on www.route.nl give you a special natural view of the Netherlands. You can completely relax in the small and large-scale nature reserves. Be sure to visit the visitor centers of Natuurmonumenten and be inspired.

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Below you will find various suggestions for breaks that you can visit during your route. These are divided into different categories, making it easy for you to choose.


# Description Distance
zwijnenplaats (Zwijnenplaats, 2661DN, Lansingerland, South Holland, The Netherlands) 0.00 km
46 (2661DN, Lansingerland, South Holland, The Netherlands) 0.21 km
68 (Egelpad, 2661DN, Lansingerland, South Holland, The Netherlands) 0.42 km
37 (2661GN, Lansingerland, South Holland, The Netherlands) 1.48 km
84 (2661JL, Lansingerland, South Holland, The Netherlands) 2.39 km
81 (2661 JN, Lansingerland, South Holland, The Netherlands) 5.76 km

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