The large reed fields are an ideal residence for reed and marsh birds. Many birds breed here. For the migratory birds, the reserve is an important stopping place to regain strength on their journey south or north.
By car. Parking lots around the area in Genk and Diepenbeek (see map) Public transport: Genk: train, De Lijn: G5 Genk Station - Termien
Terrain and HabitatLake, Grassland, Scattered trees and bushes, Reedbeds, Moors/heathland, Forest
Is a telescope useful?Can be useful
Good birding seasonAll year round
Best time to visitAutumn migration, Spring, Summer, Autumn
RoutePaved road, Unpaved road
Difficulty walking trailEasy
Birdwatching hide / platformYes
Trails are pointed out with different indications for each distance depending between 1,2 km and 10 km. The route you see on the map is 10 km.