Den Treek / Henschoten - Austerlitz, the Netherlands
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Becktracker
N 52° 05.311 E 005° 20.379
31U E 660290 N 5773465
Quick Description: The estate Den Treek / Henschoten is a large private woodland with public access
Location: Utrecht, Netherlands
Date Posted: 6/6/2021 7:07:48 AM
Waymark Code: WM14BJY
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin
Views: 8

Long Description:
NL:

van wikipedia:
"Den Treek-Henschoten is een landgoed behorende tot de Nederlandse gemeenten Leusden, Woudenberg en Utrechtse Heuvelrug, in de provincie Utrecht.

Het landgoed van bijna 2000 hectare is geheel in particuliere handen en ligt op de overgang van de Utrechtse Heuvelrug naar de Gelderse Vallei. Het landgoed bestaat voornamelijk uit bos met aan de oostelijke rand weilanden en akkers. Verspreid in het bos liggen ook nog landbouwgronden ('t Waswater, Droogmakerij, nu uitgegraven tot Het Vogelwater), heidevelden (Treekerpunt), zandverstuivingen (Hazencasino, Kelderbosch, De Ringheuvels) en vennen (Hazenwater, Langeveen, Veenplas).

Op het landgoed bevinden zich ook de recreatieplas het Henschotermeer en de Pyramide van Austerlitz."

ENG:
from wikipedia:

"Den Treek-Henschoten is an estate belonging to the Dutch municipalities of Leusden, Woudenberg and Utrechtse Heuvelrug, in the province of Utrecht.

The estate of almost 2000 hectares is completely privately owned and is located on the transition from the Utrechtse Heuvelrug to the Gelderse Vallei. The estate mainly consists of forest with meadows and fields on the eastern edge. Scattered in the forest are agricultural lands ('t Waswater, Droogmakerij, now excavated into Het Vogelwater), heathlands (Treekerpunt), sand drifts (Hazencasino, Kelderbosch, De Ringheuvels) and fens (Hazenwater, Langeveen, Veenplas).

The recreational lake Henschotermeer and the Pyramid of Austerlitz are also located on the estate."
Estimated size of the public land (in regional measurement standard: hectares, acres, kms, etc.): 2000 hectares

Is there a trail system?: Yes

If there is a trail system, please describe length, terrain, etc.:
different trail, marked by posts with colours


What points of interest are there?:
the swimming and skating lake Henschotermeer, the Pyramid of Austerlitz, a playground near the pyramid


What activities are available?:
horseback riding, walking, cycling, swimming and ice skating on the Henschotermeer


Hours of accessibility?: during the day

List of known hazards (cliffs, snakes, poison plants, etc.):
ticks


Dogs Allowed?: Yes

Is a permit/fee required?: No

Please supply the website of the land if available: [Web Link]

If a permit/fee is required please describe in detail how to get one, how much, etc.: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
Visitors are encouraged to supply a picture of either themselves or their GPS at the trailhead and/or signage of the public access lands - describe your experience there and what you saw - tell us why other folks should come visit!

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