De Alde Feanen National Park Visitor Centre

The visitor centre is an ideal starting point for your voyage of discovery through De Alde Feanen National Park. The information desk has every available map for sailing trips, canoe trips, walks and cycle rides. Children can borrow stimulating research material which will help them to get to know the area in an adventurous way. The information desk also sells books, educational material and fun gadgets.

You can use the interactive resources in the visitor centre to learn about the area. The exhibition is a stimulating way of finding out about how the area came into existence, and its flora and fauna, management and recreational opportunities. Children can play and learn in the Hands-on Experience Garden.

Handy: there is an EV charging station for bikes at the visitor centre!


De Alde Feanen National Park Visitor Centre
Koaidyk 8a
9264 TP Earnewâld
0511- 53 96 18


Download directions here (PDF).

Opening hours 2019

1 April – 29 September and during school holidays*
Open daily: from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

1 October to 31 March: closed (available by phone during office hours, Monday to Friday from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM)

* School holidays 2019:

Spring half-term:
Monday 18 February – Friday 22 February:
Open: from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

 Autumn half-term:
Saturday 19 October – Sunday 27 October:
Open: from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

 Christmas holidays 2019 – 2020:
Monday 23 December 2019 – Friday 3 January 2019:
Open: from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM (excluding public holidays and weekends)

Public holidays: King’s Day (27 April), Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day: closed
Other public holidays open from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Entrance to visitor centre exhibition

Members of It Fryske Gea: Free
In combination with (youth) excursion/activity * Free
0 to 4 years: Free
From 5 to 12 years: € 1 per person
Adults: € 2 per person
Groups (from 20 people): € 1 per person

If you are going on an excursion with It Fryske Gea, or following a backpacker’s trail, entrance is free!