Arriving by car?
It is not possible to park your car nearby 'Cycling through the Heathland' in Hoge Kempen National Park, it is even prohibited. The ‘Toegangspoorten’ (entrance gates) of the Hoge Kempen National Park are the ideal starting point for those arriving by car. In most cases you will also find tourist information, catering and bike rental here. So leave your car at one of the Toegangspoorten and from there follow the cycling nodes in the direction of route 550-551.
Where your car waits for you while you’re cycling:
- Toegangspoort Terhills Maasmechelen
between node 55 and 60
- Toegangspoort De Lieteberg Zutendaal
between node 64 and 251
- Toegangspoort Station As
at node 41
- Toegangspoort Kattevennen Genk
at node 30
- Toegangspoort Pietersheim Lanaken
between node 131 and 140
Arriving by train? Great!
From Genk train station you can easily acces one of our routes in the direction of 'Cycling through the Heathland' in Hoge Kempen National Park. The shortest connection? 250-30-29-534-251-252-550 (13km)
Rent a bike? Of course that's possible!
If you can’t bring you own bike, you can always rent one. The nearest bicycle rental points are De Lieteberg, Station As and Kattevennen. You can also rent one at Domein Pietersheim and Fietspunt Station Genk. Make sure to book in advance.