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Nationaal Park Zuid Kennemerland

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Zeeweg 12, 2051 EC Overveen, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 23 October 2018

Natures best. Perfect for cycling and a jog. The paths were clear and there are a lot of animals around. Its advised not to feed them. Just enjoy the view and move.

Thank AbbyDoris
Reviewed 8 October 2018

I just adore this National Park. It's so close to Amsterdam, and yet you feel like you're miles away from everything. The dunes are lovely and the walking trails are very well marked and well maintained. There are also lots of birds to see, and...More

Thank theartofwandering
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Great for a good hike, you can spend hours stumbling from woodland into dunes, peat and lakes. And end up on the beach. Like all nature in The Netherlands, the hand of man is clearly visible. Paths are pretty well maintained. Don't go if you...More

1  Thank W B
Reviewed 29 August 2018

Great place for walks or to cycle through. Still, one may have an encounter with some cows walking around, we did once as it came sliding down a hill just a few meters away from us, wow ! Not as much wildlife as in the...More

1  Thank Rudolf B
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

The only highlight of an otherwise disappointing trip. Took the train to Overveen, a 15 minutes walk to the visitor centre. Counter staff were excellent and let us try several bikes before renting (as the first few were too big). Biked all the way to...More

2  Thank Hypothetically S
Reviewed 28 April 2018

We cycled through the park and were very impressed by the quality of the paths and the gerneral upkeep of the park. Saw a lot of wildlife, especially the highliand cows!

Thank phillkentuk
Reviewed 10 April 2018

My friend and I visited this National Park last week and walked from the main visitor centre to the beach and back. The walk was beautiful (if rather windy!) with clear paths and lots of options for alternative routes. The scenery was stunning and in...More

1  Thank Emily H
Reviewed 2 October 2017

The campground Overveen is within the National park. It is so nice to go on a walk early morning or biking and even swimming at Het Wed, all activities were within the National Park. Our camping was enjoyable and a nice restaurants was also available.To...More

Thank MijnlieverdFH
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

finally got to spot the highlanders.. I'm in love.. wild animals.. great nature .. great walks.. what do you want more.. just take in all the fresh air.. payment is needed to go in the park

Thank somy c
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Very nice hike. Lovely lake for swimming. One can also rent bikes. There are trails that also lead to the sea.

Thank Noam B
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19 September 2017|
Response from Hugh T |
take a train to Haarlem station. catch a bus (bus station directly across the street from Haarlem station) to zaandvort an zee for the beach, or to the National park I mentioned for woods, ancient dunes and wildlife, hiking... More
Ofek E
18 May 2017|
Response from Hugh T | Reviewed this property |
No, but they do refer you to 2 different opportunities to hook up with horseback park rides (look within the "horseback riding" part of the park's webpage - which Tripadvisor won't allow me to post here - sorry about that.)