Antwerp is the northernmost province of both Belgium and the Flemish Region (Flanders). Clockwise from the north, it borders with North Brabant province of the Netherlands and also the Belgian provinces of Limburg, Flemish Brabant and East Flanders. Capital city is Antwerp which comprises the port of Antwerp. Antwerp is known for its chemical, diamond, paper, metallurgy, glass, dynamite, textile and tobacco industries.
If you are a fan of speed, in the vicinity of Antwerp in Lanklaar, there is a huge private fenced area of 250 ac / 1 km², an appropriate arena for many off road activities. Mountain Biking Freeride is only one of the sports that are being practiced at the park. The Maasvallei Park is amazing and the bike park inside, Filthy Trails, has everything to offer to Mountain Bike Free-riders.
Various levels of experience and many trails to satisfy your need for speed are available on the spot. Three trails of the park are the most suitable for MTB Free-riding. The Single-track, the Boogie and Wings. Along the Single-track trail, you will find a lot of berms that can be ridden with high velocities, double jumps and some little drops.
The trail is ideal to push yourself to the limit, riding the trail as fast as possible. The boogie is a trail for fast riding, containing hip jumps, fast berms and root sections. Finally Wings is a trail for bikers who can’t get enough from really fast driving, making big air and flying.
So, if you are a speed and an outdoor enthusiast, this is the terrain for you. Just make sure to call first because the area has opening hours. Bring food and drinks with you because there is nothing nearby. Bear in mind that cars in the area are prohibited, so you should leave them at the parking lot.