Middenduin is a diverse area with forest, open dunes, wooded hills and steep landscape located nearby Haarlem and was established in 1995. The sand of the dunes was used in Amsterdam and Den Haag in order to build the canals which was stopped in 1948.

Hiking in Zuid-Kenemerland Middenduin

Train Netherlands

A typical train in the Netherlands

Haarlem Station

From Haarlem its just a short train trip to Overveen where you can access the National Park

backpacking Zuid-Kenemerland Middenduin

At the entrance of the national park

Netherlands Zuid-Kennemerland

Animals in the National Park where not shy. I suppose they are quite used to encounter human beings in the Netherlands.

Netherlands Zuid-Kennemerland

Netherlands Zuid-Kennemerland

Bisons grazing on the fields

Fjällräven Abisko Pants

Fjällräven Abisko pants served well against thorns

Suunto Ambit 2

We recorded our route with a Suunto Ambit 2.

Cows Netherlands Zuid-Kennemerland

Marta watching Scottish Highlanders

Hiking in Zuid-Kenemerland

Hiking in Zuid-Kenemerland

Time to relax

Hiking in Zuid-Kenemerland

Hiking in Zuid-Kenemerland

Orienteering

Hiking in Zuid-Kenemerland

Hiking in Zuid-Kenemerland

Middenduin Bison

Middenduin Trains in the Netherlands Map of the area

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