Main entrance gate Hoge Kempen National Park

Terhills is the home of the main entrance gate to the Hoge Kempen National Park, Connecterra. This is the ideal starting point for your visit to Terhills and the National Park. The vast expanse of nature allows you to walk, uninterrupted for hours in the park and enjoy the magnificent views of the surrounding countryside from the top of the hills that were the former mine's slag heaps.

Loop shaped routes with distances from 1.4 km to 10.9 km start at the Connecterra visitor centre, where hiking maps are available. You can also enjoy a drink there, and children can amuse themselves in the playground.

Tours with a National Park Ranger are also available. You can choose from 7 different activities ranging from a gentle walk to get a taste of the area to a full hike.

More info, opening hours and rates can be found at
Zetellaan 54, 3630 Maasmechelen
+32 (0)89 44 04 44