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Rheder- and Worth-Rhederheide

  • Author: TrailExplorer

Rheder- and Worth-Rhederheide

Walk through the Veluwezoom National Park, over the Rheder- and Worth-Rhederheide. The route goes in this undulating landscape through the heath and forest to the viewpoint on the Elsberg where you may spot deer and Scottish Highlanders.

Distance: 10 km.

Time: 2h30.

Grade: Moderate.

Type: Circular.

Gps Track: Yes.

Route description: Yes.

Wheelchair: Not suitable.

Dog: Allowed.

Height gain: 176 meters.

Trail: Paved and unpaved.

Marking: See PDF route description.

Hiking shoes recommended.



From the car park you walk through the woods to go a little later through the Rheder- and Worth-Rhederheide on the way you also pass a bronze Highlander sculpture and a small pond. At the edge of the Boersbos you walk further in the direction of the Elsberg. At the parking you go back and forth to this viewpoint. Red deer, roe deer and wild boar gather here at dusk. Foxes, badgers and pine martens also come to look for food. From mid-September to mid-October, the post on the Elsberg offers a view of red deer that gather here for rutting. From the Elsberg the route goes over a traffic-calmed asphalt road along the edge of the heath back to the starting point, along the way you have beautiful views of this beautiful area.

Rheder- and Worth-Rhederheide

Download PDF for route description.

Bring binoculars.

Map & Poi's.

POI 1 - Rheder- and Worth-Rhederheide.

The Rheder- and Worthrhederheide is located in the central part of the Veluwezoom National Park. It includes heathland, forest and shifting sand and is approximately 850 hectares in total. The highest point of the Veluwe is located in this area: Signal Imbosch at an altitude of 110 m. During the Second World War, the German radar station Teerose II stood near this point. Natuurmonumenten has set up a viewpoint on the Elsberg (94 m high).

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POI 2 - Elsberg.

In the Veluwezoom National Park you will find the wildlife observation point De Elsberg. From this beautiful location you can spot red deer, roe deer, badgers, foxes and wild boars all year round! From about mid-September to early October there is the deer bronze. During that period, the red deer bellow for the attention of the hinds. They clatter against each other with their antlers.