Best Trails in Amsterdam Forest

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Want to find the best trails in Amsterdam Forest for an adventurous hike or a family trip? AllTrails has 8 great hiking trails, biking trails, running trails and more. Enjoy hand-curated trail maps, along with reviews and photos from nature lovers like you. Ready for your next hike or bike ride? Explore one of 6 easy hiking trails in Amsterdam Forest that are great for the whole family. Looking for a more strenuous hike? We've got you covered, with trails ranging from 56 to 303 meters in elevation gain. Whatever you have planned for the day, you can find the perfect trail for your next trip to Amsterdam Forest.
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Three times the size of New York's Centrasl Park, Amsterdam Forest, or Amsterdamse Bos, has a plethora of fun activities, walks, and sights to see.

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Map of trails in Amsterdam Forest, North Holland, Netherlands
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Top trails (8)
Amsterdamse Bos - Grote Vijver - Land van Bosse
#1 - Amsterdamse Bos - Grote Vijver - Land van Bosse
Amsterdam Forest
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Length: 17.2 km • Est. 4h 56m
Extensive tour through the Amsterdamse Bos, along the many rivers, ponds and pools.Show more
Polder Meerzicht - Amsterdamse Bos
#2 - Polder Meerzicht - Amsterdamse Bos
Amsterdam Forest
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Length: 8.9 km • Est. 2h 37m
Unofficial walking route through Polder Meerzicht, along the banks of the Nieuwe Meer and into the Amsterdamse Bos. In the Amsterdamse Bos you can walk along the Bizonweide and the Grote Vijver.Show more
De Grote Poel
#3 - De Grote Poel
Amsterdam Forest
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Length: 3.9 km • Est. 1h 6m
This old peat quarry was never reclaimed. Now it is a wonderful lake that is used for recreational purposes. It is ideal for water sports and carp fishing.Show more
Amsterdamse Bos - De Grote Poel
#4 - Amsterdamse Bos - De Grote Poel
Amsterdam Forest
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Length: 9.8 km • Est. 2h 52m
A tour through the Amsterdames Bos, between the ponds, along the rivers and up to the Grote Poel.Show more
Rondje Bosbaan
#5 - Rondje Bosbaan
Amsterdam Forest
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Length: 5.0 km • Est. 1h 22m
A tour around the Bosbaan, the rowing lake in the Amsterdamse Bos.Show more
Pelgrimspad: Amsterdam Centraal Station - Amsterdamse Bos Etappe 1.1
#6 - Pelgrimspad: Amsterdam Centraal Station - Amsterdamse Bos Etappe 1.1
Amsterdam Forest
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Length: 18.3 km • Est. 5h 16m
This route runs from Amsterdam Central Station to the Amstelveen district Bovenkerk, from where you can take the bus to Schiphol or Amsterdam South. The tour passes a number of famous Amsterdam points, such as the Burgerweeshuis, the Vondelpark, the Amsterdamse Bossen and De Amstelveense Poel.Show more
Bosbaan - Grote Vijver
#7 - Bosbaan - Grote Vijver
Amsterdam Forest
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Length: 6.0 km • Est. 1h 41m
Walking tour around the Bosbaan and along the Grote Vijver, located in the Amsterdamse Bos.Show more
Zwarte Pad - Amsterdamse Bos Zuid
#8 - Zwarte Pad - Amsterdamse Bos Zuid
Amsterdam Forest
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Length: 4.5 km • Est. 1h 16m
Tour through the southern part of the Amsterdamse Bos. The route takes you along the Grote Poel lake and several rivers that are located in the forest.Show more