Amsterdamse Bos, Amsterdam

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As Amsterdam's largest park, Amsterdamse Bos boasts thick swathes of trees, open meadows, and a wealth of opportunities for outdoor activities. Visit the forest and stop by the visitor center, where you can learn more about the local wildlife, vegetation, and ecology. To get a different view of the area, join an excursion on one of the many tour boats that ply the forest's canals and waterways. You can also hop aboard a bicycle to explore the extensive network of bike trails and footpaths. Then pay a visit to one of the cafes or restaurants throughout the park--don't miss the chance to try a famous Dutch pancake. Be sure to check the park's calendar to see what kinds of performances and events are in store during your visit. To visit Amsterdamse Bos on your trip to Amsterdam, use our Amsterdam family vacation planner.
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  • A perfect hideout from Amsterdam. You can rent canoës and explore this beautiful place at the small rivers running through it 
  • A beautifully landscaped forest, near Amsterdam. Many opportunities for entertainment and sports. Well maintained and clean. Dogs are allowed. Last week, there is plenty of skated on the bosbaan. Nice to see and get involved. A week later wed again rowed. For kinderenk. The goat farm is a must. Small kids can carry you there and the bottle. There are plenty of restaurants and places for sunbathing and picnicking. Also, don't forget the open air theatre. They have each year a superb program for young and old.
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  • nice for a walk, for a picknick. for little kids there is a litlle swimming area, which is great in summer