Best national parks in North Brabant

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Explore the most popular national parks in North Brabant with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.
Map of trails in North Brabant
Best national parks (3)
#1 - Biesbosch National Park
North Brabant, Netherlands
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The Biesbosch is known for the countless networks of rivers and lakes around various islands. The river delta has tides, the islands are mainly covered with willow trees and polders where meadow birds settle. There are several cycling and walking routes in the Biesbosch. Canoeing or sailing with your own boat is allowed, there are also canoes for rent at Biesboschcentrum Dordrecht. Migratory birds use the area as a resting place, and you can see different birds here every season. Fishing is allowed if you have a fishing pass from Sportvisserij Nederland.Show more
#2 - Loonse en Drunense Duinen National Park
North Brabant, Netherlands
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Loonse en Drunense Duinen National Park is home to the largest drifting sands in Europe and it is often called the Sahara of the Netherlands. The large rolling sand dunes providing visitors lots of space for activities such as hiking, walking and cycling. Visitors are also welcome to explore the many horseback riding routes or mountain biking trails throughout the park. Show more
#3 - Kalmthoutse Heide Border Park
North Brabant, Netherlands
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The Kalmthoutse Heide is a rare relic of the once vast European heathland landscape. The area has a long protection history and was already classified as a protected landscape in 1941, and received the status of natural reserve in 1968. Characteristic of the Kalmthoutse Heide is the dune landscape with alternation of dry and wet heath, open sand, fens and forests. Its nature value is of European importance and the area is therefore part of the Natura 2000 network. Numerous typical and rare plant and animal species occur. The park is open all year long between sunrise and sunset. There are lots of walking trails in the area, horseback riding is allowed on the designated trails. Mountain biking is not (yet) possible in the Kalmthoutse Heide.Show more