Up and Down the Amerongse Berg
13.3 km • Amerongen
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Burgwal 6, 3958 ER Amerongen, Nederland
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Discover the stunning Utrechtse Heuvelrug during a refreshing walk of over 13 kilometers. You will hike on the Amerongse Berg, the highest point in the province of Utrecht. Here, you enjoy breathtaking views over the Amerongsche Bosch, one of the oldest forests in the region, once the hunting ground of nobility. On the mountain, you find peace on a bench under a stately solitary oak.
The route continues towards the mysterious Egelmeer, ensconced within the Prattenburg estate. This wet heath area, only a dozen meters above sea level, exudes tranquility and exemplifies Staatsbosbeheer's nature conservation efforts. The Amerongse Berg forestry demonstrates its efforts to harmoniously connect heath areas, where you as a hiker witness these beautiful restoration endeavors. Make sure you have enough space on your camera or smartphone, as this hiking route guarantees unique snapshots!
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