Boundless nature

Dwingelderveld National Park is a beautiful, unique area. Unique because it 's largest contiguous wet heath area of Western Europe. Superb, because you will find gently rolling moors and lakes and fens, forest, and shifting sands. In the surrounding picturesque esdorpen as Geldings and Dwingeloo is the cultural history of roughly a century ago still tangibly present ...

In the Dwingelderveld, managed, are both heath and heather for two typical plants of the Drenthe heathland. Natuurmonumenten by and Forestry Also rare plants such as bog asphodel and marsh gentian feel at home here. The area can be seen, many of which also breeds in the area. Nearly three hundred species of birds For dozens of species of butterflies and almost all Dutch reptiles are the conditions in the Dwingelderveld favorable.

In the area, over sixty fens and peat swamps counts, and where two flocks Drenthe heath sheep with a shepherd walking around everyday, many hiking and cycling trails. Both Forestry and Natural Monuments organize every year dozens of tours with different themes. To come up with a guide in the area where you normally can not come. Also very many activities organized annually, for children, families and older participants. The area is attractive in all seasons, for anyone who loves nature!