Groot Molsbroek

Oost-Vlaanderen  >  Belgium

Groot Molsbroek is a nature reserve with a diverse landscape of marsh, wet forest, river dunes, reed lands and open waters.

Added* by Dorien Van Ranst
Most recent update 31 December 2020


The mosaic of landscape types makes Groot Molsbroek a great place to watch a lot of different bird species. Among the birds you can see here are Common Shelduck, Northern Shoveler, Common Teal, Black-headed Gull, Little Bittern, Grey Heron, Little Egret, Great Spotted Woodpecker, European Goldfinch, Bluethroat, Sedge Warbler, Common Kingfisher, Great Crested Grebe, Black-necked Grebe, Common Pochard, Eurasian Curlew, Great Bittern, Snipe, Water Rail, Eurasian Green Woodpecker and Cetti's Warbler.



You can discover the area by foot or bike, after parking your car at different spots. At the Molsbergenstraat you find the visitor center where you can get a map of the area. There are parking spots in Molbergenstraat and Hamstraat 1. The circular walking route on the map is about 8 km.

Terrain and Habitat

Forest , Reedbeds , Scattered trees and bushes , Lake , Grassland


Flat , Wet

Circular trail


Is a telescope useful?

Can be useful

Good birding season

All year round

Best time to visit

Spring , Autumn , Summer


Paved road

Difficulty walking trail


Accessible by

Foot , Bicycle , Wheelchair

Birdwatching hide / platform



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