Hoge Veluwe National Park

| April 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

Hoge Veluwe National Park

Hoge Veluwe National is a fantastic place to visit when travelling to Netherlands. Hoge Veluwe National Park is the largest protected area that actively managed in private hands in the Netherlands.

Hoge Veluwe National Park originally was owned by Anton and Helene Kröller-Müller in 1914. They started to buy the land piece by piece for a hunting ground and a museum site. This property was given to the state in 1930 and a museum was opened for the art collections of Helene in 1938.Hoge Veluwe National Park

Hoge Veluwe National Park is actually small in area, but it is a home to an amazing variety of habitats. Pine forests, bogs, meadows, marshes are scattered on the sand mixed with the landscape and house of endangered animals species.

Jachthuis Sint Hubertus stand on a beautiful pond in the north of Hoge Veluwe National Park.  This building is shaped like antlers. The tower with the cross. This building is full of technical tours.

Jachthuis Sint Hubertus in Hoge Veluwe National Park is interesting object not only the outside but also the inside.

Hoge Veluwe National Park is one of the most famous sculpture gardens in Europe.

Hoge Veluwe National Park is famous for the white bicycles that you can use for free.

There are three entrances at Hoenderloo, Otterlo and Schaarsbergen with  each of them have a ticket booth that has basic information and the maps of Hoge Veluwe National Park.

Roads in the park are limited. There are a lot of bike paths, and hiking trails in Hoge Veluwe National Park. The most interesting area in Hoge Veluwe National Park is the Wildbaan.

Hoge Veluwe National ParkHoge Veluwe National Parks is open daily.

The Museum is closed on Monday.

Hoge Veluwe National Park covers over 5400 hectares of forest, heath, bog and sand. It has a great variety of plants and animals and provides habitat for rare species. Hoge Veluwe National Park is a unique combination of the nature, art and architecture.

The entrance fee for Hoge Veluwe National Park is Euro 6 for adult and Euro 3 for child. To enter the park and the Museum, the entrance fee is Euro 12 for adult and Euro 6 for child.

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