Lelystad Nature Park

Lelystad Nature Park

Lelystad Nature Park


Freely accessible wildlife park

Lelystad - Sometimes you see them - and sometimes you don't. Nature Park Lelystad is a vast wildlife park with deer, wild boars, otters, beavers, Przewalski horses, wisents and other large animals. Due to the spacious layout, the animals have plenty of space and you can take a lovely walk along the different animals.

Big Five Lelystad

You don't have to expect elephants, lions and giraffes in Lelystad Nature Park. But during a brisk walk you can witness the Big Five of Flevoland with your own eyes. These are successively Moose, Wisents, Red deer, Przewalski's horses, and Pere David's deer. But personally we liked the Wild Boars, the Otters (while feeding) and the chance to see Beavers the best. Oh yes, we had never seen the Whooper Swans with yellow heads before.

Feeding time: Don't miss out! Every day at 15:00 it is feeding time for the otters. A great opportunity to see these lightning-fast aquatic animals up close.

Rural retreat of Artis Zoo

Lelystad Nature Park area was founded in the 1970s by the Government and Artis Zoo. The Government wanted a water bird park for the residents of Lelystad. Artis Zoo was looking for a country house for his large ungulates. At the time, Lelystad was a brand new city in the new Flevopolder. Therefore there was plenty of space in the area, which is how Lelystad Nature Park was created.

Nature park Lelystad
Nature park Lelystad

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    Adress and visitor information

    Lelystad Nature Park

    Address: Vlotgrasweg 11
    Postal code and City: 8219 PP  Lelystad
    Region: Lelystad regio
    Province/Region: Flevoland
    Phone: +31 (0)320 286 111

    Visit: An average visits takes approx. 1,5 hours.
    Open daily. Admission is free. Paid parking. Accessible via the N302 road.

    Let op: The locations on the map are indicational. It is not always the entrance, parking lot or best route. The map shows up to 8 locations in the area. Want to see all locations? Check our Hotspot map or use the Search option on this website.



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