Cycling Through Water in Bokrijk

Cycling through water is a bike trail that leads cyclists through a pond of the De Wijers nature reserve in Bokrijk. The trail is 212 m long and 3 m wide, when using it you can see the water and the swans on it at eye level.

After it's opening in April 2016, this cycle path has become one of the most popular in Flanders. Time magazine added 'Cycling Through Water' at their list of the 100 greatest places in 2018.

The cycle path can also be visited on foot, you can use the parking at Bokrijk close to Hangar58 for this.

Location: Fietsknooppunt 91, 3600 Genk, Belgium.

Trial of Cycling Through Water in Bokrijk


Swans on lake next to trail of Cycling Through Water in Bokrijk


Swans on lake next to trail of Cycling Through Water in Bokrijk


Cycle path through water in Bokrijk, Belgium


Water at eye level at Cycling Through Water in Bokrijk


Swans swimming on lake next to cycle path in Bokrijk


Swans on lake in Bokrijk, Genk


Swans swimming on lake of Cycling Through Water in Bokrijk


Young swan swimming on lake at nature reserve


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Jurgen Huibers
Jurgen Huibers

We're a family of five from the picturesque scenery of Belgium. Come along with us as we share stories from our journeys so far. And if you're curious about any of the places we've visited, don't hesitate to ask. Your dream European getaway is within reach, and we're here to make it extraordinary!

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