Get hiking in Valkenswaard

Valkenswaard is a true hiker's paradise. Take the whole family hunting for De Malpie's illustrious insect hotel, take your dog on a wander past the many little fens, secure extra Instagram likes by walking with alpacas or embark on an active adventure of your own using the many route nodes. Or simply pick one of our routes.

Experience the poem

A poetic tour of the most beautiful places in and around Valkenswaard.

Download the cycling and hiking routes here
Beleef het Gedicht Frans Hoppenbrouwers Valkenswaard Natuur Malpie

Off-leash dog area Molenheide

To offer dogs the opportunity to play and run in the forest, an area has been designated in the Leenderbos where dogs can run free.

Download the brochure about the off-leash dog area here

Puzzle tour: searching for the Forest Inn

6 km puzzle tour

Download the route here

Dommel path

The 'Dommel path' is a hike near and along the Dommel river. The route starts at the spring in Belgium and culminates in 's-Hertogenbosch, where the Dommel and the Aa join up to become the Dieze river.

The complete route is available from the VVV Tourist Information Office Valkenswaard (€ 5.95) 


You can download part of the Dommel Route here

Would you rather plot your own route?

The hiking node network lets you wander from node to node without ever getting lost

The complete hiking network

A map with the complete hiking network of De Groote Heide is available from the VVV Tourist Information Office Valkenswaard (€ 4.95)

Would you rather prepare your route online?
Wandelen Valkenswaard

Get inspired!