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Your guide to the Amsterdamse Bos

To Do

Canoeing on the waters of the Amsterdam Forest

Take the Museum Tram to the Amsterdamse Bos. Enjoy a seasonal walk in the woods, go sailing or cuddle the goats. There is so much to see at the Amsterdamse Bos, you won’t run out of things to do.

Food and drinks

Coffeehouse 'Chez Favié'

You will always find something to excite your taste buds at the Amsterdamse Bos. The Bos boasts a wide range of lunch cafes and restaurants with stunning views of the forest and the waterside.


Man relaxing on the side of the Groot Kinderbad, an outside paddling pool for young children in the Amsterdam Forest.

Pitch your tent at EuroParcs the Amsterdamse Bos or let yourself be pampered at Hotel & Wellness Zuiver for a good night’s rest. Both are beautifully situated and close to all the attractions of the forest.


Festival 909 in the Amsterdam Forest

Every year, the Amsterdamse Bos is the setting for around 250 events, from weddings and parties to sports events, theatre and dance events. Check out the calendar to get an impression about what’s going on in the Amsterdamse Bos.


The creation of the Amsterdamse Forest in the '30s.

The Amsterdamse Bos is three times the size of New York’s Central Park and entirely man-made. Spanning an impressive 1,000 hectares, the Amsterdamse Bos is among the largest city parks of Europe.


A runner in the Amsterdam Forest

The Amsterdamse Bos is a mosaic of wet and dry patches, wooded areas, grassland, reed land and open water. Each forest area has its own character and inhabitants. The Amsterdamse Bos is proud to present its very own big five!


Drag hunt in the Amsterdam Forest

This selection of photos offers a beautiful impression of the varied scenery and abundance of activities in the Amsterdamse Bos. Have a look at our photos to get inspired by the natural beauty of the Bos.

Contact, directions & routes

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