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Black Water Trail 2024

Black Water Trail 2024

New on our trail calendar! The beautiful nature reserve around the Venkoelen is called Zwart Water. The Venkoelen is an open lake in an old Meuse meander. Characteristic of this area is the alternation of dry and wet forest areas, grasslands, sand dunes, swamps and remnants of heathlands.

We have In collaboration with Het Limburgs Landschap, 2 great routes have been set out, which will be fully mapped out. Enjoy an adventure at your own pace!

Black Water Trail Distances

You can participate in the following distances at the Black Water Trail:

  • 7  Kilometer
  • 14  Kilometer

Details of this trail

  • Black Water Trail
  • Date: January 21, 2024
  • Location: Venlo, Limburg
  • Register: via this link.

Register Black Water Trail

More information and registration can be obtained from the organization of this event, via this link.

About the Venkoelen

The Venkoelen is a beautiful nature reserve located in the province of Limburg, the Netherlands. This area is known for its enchanting beauty and natural diversity.

The Venkoelen offers a combination of fens, moors and forests, making it an ideal destination for nature lovers and hikers. The fens are small, picturesque lakes surrounded by lush vegetation and provide a peaceful place to relax and observe nature. In summer the heather blooms in beautiful purple hues, creating a breathtaking spectacle.

This nature reserve is home to an abundance of flora and fauna, including rare plants and bird species. It is a popular spot for bird watchers and nature photographers.

De Venkoelen is also an ideal location for walks and picnics, with well-marked trails and rustic seating. It is a place of serenity and an opportunity to enjoy the unspoilt nature of Limburg. In short, the Veenkoelen offers a peaceful escape from the hustle and bustle and the opportunity to experience the beauty of Dutch nature.


You can find our complete calendar here. Are you missing an event? Please let us know via our contact page and we will add it immediately. There are no costs involved. The information on this page comes from the event. Please pay close attention, some changes may have occurred. It is also best to check the organization's website for details such as exact location and starting times. 

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