Durée  3 hours 41 minutes

Coordonnées 817

Publié 15 juin 2016

Recorded juin 2016

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près de Wijk aan Zee, Noord-Holland (Nederland)

Surprisingly wonderful walk through the dune area just north of Ijmuiden and Beverwijk. All peace and quiet in this often overlooked part of the natural reserve area Noord Hollands Duinreservaat.
Admittedly, you do see the Tata steel production area occasionally, but only at the beginning and end, and in fact you just get some glimpses.
Worth returning to as there are plenty of trails to discover and plenty of beautiful views.

The first part is mainly through woodlands with smaller and wider tracks, in summer ideal because of the shade. The second part is through the more open dune areas with extensive views all around you.

The North Holland Dune Reserve (NHD) is one of the largest natural areas of the Netherlands, stretching from Wijk aan Zee to the dunes near Schoorl, 20 kilometers long and 2.5 kms wide, with an area of 5300 hectare.
Waypoint

Ticket machine

This is where you buy the entrance ticket to NoordHollands Duinreservaat.
Carrefour

Schapenweg Berkenboschsweg

Turn left here. This is also where you can pick up the track when you've parked your car near Heemskerk / Noorddorp at the Kruisbergweg car park.
Pique-nique

Bench HK 20

All benches have numbers in this area.
Provisioning

Gasterij Kruisberg

Pique-nique

Bench HK 50

Extensive views on the dunes and the sea further ahead.
Information

Paddestoel 66639-001

Signpost with directions near Wijk aan Zee. Near a small pond with bison lookalikes, often referred to as wisents.

1 comment

  • Photo de mulderjanb

    mulderjanb 24 mars 2019

    I have followed this trail  vérifié  View more

    Heerlijk ommetje 😊

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