Micro-adventures in Hoge Kempen National Park

Sheep - Yves Adams
The natural beauty of Hoge Kempen National Park in Flanders, Belgium is a veritable feast for your senses. As the sun rises in the morning, nature awakens and becomes more active. The sun warms your skin, birds sing in the trees, and a soft breeze blows. You can seek out a wonderful vantage point from which to admire all the colours and scents of the nature around you. Small adventures await you, ready to transport you on a journey through your senses. Discover the beauty of Hoge Kempen National Park.

Collect your own happy moments in Hoge Kempen National Park

You have a whole day ahead of you for an adventure! What would you like to do?

Explore the astonishing landscape of Hoge Kempen National Park. Encounter rare species such as the smooth snake, or the Norwegian Fjord Horse. Can you spot them among the greenery? Because Hoge Kempen National Park is full of stories, you may also stumble across signs of its centuries-old history. In Terhills, for example, you will discover clues to the region’s intriguing mining history, while enjoying magnificent panoramas.

See, touch, taste, experience

Wade barefoot through the water, and feel the wind ruffling your hair. Enjoy the spellbinding murmuration of starlings as they swoop through the air in spectacular coordinated flight. You can feel you’re getting away from it all, while still so close to home. There is so much to experience at Hoge Kempen National Park! You just need to be aware of it, so you can make sure to tick off everything on your bucket list before heading home again.

Experience small adventures that feel epic!

Barefoot trail

Pull your boots on, and go exploring! Or if nature calls to you, leave them off instead. How would that stream feel, bubbling over and around your bare feet? It’s quite natural to take to the barefoot trails in the Hoge Kempen National Park without your shoes on. In fact, we’ll let you in on a secret: it’s actually rather nice! You’ll feel closer to nature than you’ve ever felt before.

Station As watchtower

Climb the watchtower step by step, and enjoy breathtaking views over Station As and the vast Hoge Kempen National Park. Discover the history and the surrounding natural beauty from your perch on top of the tower. Round off your adventure with a delicious meal in the café restaurant on the former station platform, and experience the spirit of bygone days.

Practical info

National Park Hoge Kempen - (c) Regionaal Landschap Kempen en Maasland vzw
12,000 hectares nature. From extensive pine forests to purple flowering heathland, from sandy dunes and large lakes to high peaks that give you a stunning view.