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Nature and water

Emmeloord is surrounded by beautiful nature. An environment that is very popular with nature lovers and those seeking tranquility. Come and enjoy the beautiful nature in the Noordoostpolder! Where the Zuiderzee was at the beginning of the 20th century, you will now find dense forests, interspersed with flowery grasslands and the open water or the 'Randmeren'.

Experience the ‘Weerribben’

Experience the ‘Weerribben’

Weerribben-Wieden National Park is certainly worth a visit. Enjoy a canoe trip between the reed borders, sail along flowery meadows or enjoy the mysterious swamp forest. Everything is possible in the ‘Weerribben’ and the ‘Wieden’.

Boat trips through Weerribben-Wieden Ossenzijl National Park

Sail with a specially built flat-bottomed tour boat through small and shallow ditches and canals in the ‘Weerribben’. The starting point is the covered boathouse at the Weerribben outdoor center.

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World Heritage ‘Schokland’

World Heritage ‘Schokland’

The former island of Schokland is located in the middle of the Noordoostpolder. An archaeological monument full of special mineral treasures. A place between land and water, where people lived for centuries. Always fighting with the elements. Discover the hidden past of the Schokland World Heritage Site and the beautiful nature reserve it is today.

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National monument the ‘Waterloopbos’

National monument the ‘Waterloopbos’

National monument Waterloopbos is a historic open-air laboratory in a beautiful polder forest. Hundreds of studies have been conducted here into the behavior of water. You will find remnants of the research into the Delta Works, but also of water works for exotic places such as the port of Lagos. The forest is freely accessible from sunrise to sunset. Marked hiking trails lead you past the models of waterworks that lie like ruins in the forest.

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