Amsterdam, Netherlands

Gaasperpark & Gaasperplas

This park and lake area in southeastern Amsterdam is accessible by metro and a great spot for a bucolic run. The paths of Gaasperpark make for a ~3-4 km route, while a loop around the lake (Gaasperplas) is 5 km. You can extend the run by a couple of km with a loop around Nelson Mandelapark, just to the north. You’ll have use one of the designated paths to cross the A9– closest to Gaasperpark is Nellesteinpad.

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Essentials
  • Gaasperplas lake loop: 5 km; 3-4 km of paths in Gaasperpark
  • Flat
  • Park entrance right across from Gaasperplas metro
  • Metro: Gaasperplas