Boswachterspad Doezumerstruun

Hiking in Westerkwartier, Groningen, The Netherlands

Hiking route 889167

Provided by: Staatsbosbeheer

4564 248
9.9 km
02:28 h
564 kcal
1 m
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Description

\\\ 'In the summer months you can see the green glazier flying'
Marieke de Boer, forester Westerkwartier
Discover the past of the Doezumermieden on a walk that brings the memory of peat extraction to life. On this forester's path in Groningen it sometimes feels like you are far from civilization. Come in the summer and see the green glazier flying around the pet holes.

Highlights
  • In the summer, the green glazier flies above the crabskin in the pet holes.
  • The peat used to dry on the former laying fields.
  • Jump up and down on the vibrating bog and you will feel the ground vibrating under your feet.
  • The Lauwers is an old sea river that flows into the former Lauwerszee, now Laumersmeer.
  • During the walk you walk three times through swamp forest.
  • A monumental drawbridge runs across the Doezumertocht.

The walk is largely on an unpaved path. Dogs are welcome, provided they are kept on a leash. Route is not suitable for disabled people.

Would you like to know more about this forester's path - selected by forester Marieke de Boer? take a look at this page .
Parking Nature reserve Forest Nature Route
Staatsbosbeheer

The largest and extensive nature reserves and forests in the Netherlands are opened by the Dutch State and give you a wonderful experience in Dutch nature that you can gain by bike. It is very special to meet a forest ranger in the special visitor centers that Staatsbosbeheer has.

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# Description Distance
Parkeerplaats (Peebos, 9865 TG, Westerkwartier, Groningen, The Netherlands) 0.00 km
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