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Hoge Kempen National Park

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Great place to relax

A vast area to enjoy long walks and appreciate nature. Protected National Park across a few Limburg... read more

Reviewed 7 January 2019
Genk, Belgium
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Great area for hiking.

We did two longer hikes (each 15km) in different areas of the park. Trails were very well marked... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2018
Tom H
Heemstede, The Netherlands
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The Hoge Kempen National Park in a nutshell.The Hoge Kempen National Park covers 5700 ha and stretches across the municipalities Dilsen-Stokkem, Maasmechelen, Zutendaal, Lanaken, Genk and As. The Hoge Kempen is the largest woodland and nature...more
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Winterslagstraat 87, Genk 3600, Belgium
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Reviewed 7 January 2019 via mobile

A vast area to enjoy long walks and appreciate nature. Protected National Park across a few Limburg towns/cities. It has a number of different entrance points so you can keep coming back and take a different route every time. Well documented and coded walking and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 30 July 2018

We did two longer hikes (each 15km) in different areas of the park. Trails were very well marked and the online resources to plan are really excellent as well. Many of the trails went through villages and crossed roads where traffic was moving at over...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Tom H
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

A lot of things to do, kattevenia, mines in Maasmechelen, genk, walking, cycling, rent a bycicle, nice nature

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 10 May 2018

a nice park near the hotel, to walk and visit it,but the center of genk was not so beautiful so we went to hasselt is not so far to go

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank veronique d
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Good enjoyable country walk with some lovely views. The sand dunes entertained my son and it was a pleasant way to spend a morning and burn off a few calories!

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank lalinew
Reviewed 8 January 2018

what a nice big piece of nature! great place for a walk or run, probably in every season. large area with several walking routes

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank veerledejaegher
Reviewed 11 July 2017

A place for walking even for beginners and with very nice views, it is also a place for a pick nick with friends or family

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Gilbert S
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Did a bike ride from As Station, picked up a map there but followed a route they advertise on their website. Covered a good distance and it was easy going. Took a picnic, not many places to eat these so be warned! Lots of quiet...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank GlasgowGirl02
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Since the National Park Hoge Kempen is just across the border, we planned a Sunday afternoon hike there. I got the impression that the different parts of the park are actually quite different. We went for the Lieteberg entrance. Nice forest, a bit too much...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 17 January 2017

Really enjoyed walking and cycling around the park, it's a little split into several zones and gateways. Charming and really pleasant area particular away from the industrial parts on the outskirts

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank parker2202
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