The many secrets of the forest...
Park Chlorophylle is a forest park situated amidst the Ardennes. You have a total of 9 ha land to explore the natural secrets on the park has to offer.
The park is subdivided into different areas. There is a 2 km (1.25 mi) long forest nature trail, a forest playground, a high rope course, numerous playing zones as well as 24 different attractions made of wood. All attractions at Park Chlorophylle have one thing in common, they are well-prepared from a didactic and educational perspective. Therefore, the entire park is most suitable for the whole family as it is entertaining and informative at the same time.
The special highlights of the park are particularly exciting from the perspective of kids. It's a paradise for children as the park's features allow them to explore a labyrinth (maze), various tree houses, towers, huts and numerous playgrounds. They may spend the entire day outside playing and be in direct contact with nature. The footbridge, another highlight of the park, is about 45 m (148 ft) long and 15 m (49 ft) high. It even reaches the summits of the trees.
Art is everywhere! Spread all over the park, you find wooden sculptures by Daniel Steenhout, depicting the elements of the forest as biosphere, including two stag beetles fighting. How exciting is that!
In case you get hungry, you might want to approach the “Brasserie du Park”. Grab a seat inside the restaurant or sit outside on the panorama terrace enjoying snacks, meals and regional products you like. Not far from here, there is a store you can by natural and regional products at.
The park itself is also a perfect starting point for hikes leading through the spectacular natural surroundings of the Ardennes.
Please note that dogs are not allowed in the park.
The park was opened in June 2002. Ever since it has had around half a million of people visiting.
In 2012 the park was awarded with the 5 suns seal, certified by the General Commission for Tourism in Wallonia. The award requirements are include multilingual staff, excellent signposting, provision of sufficient car parks, quality of restaurants, infrastructure and information given on the website as well as on leaflets.
- The day pass at Park Chlorophylle is €8 making it one of the 3 cheapest tourist Attractions in Belgium.
How to get there
If you decide to travel here by car, you need to take the E25 and exit at “Baraque de Fraiture” in the direction of “La Roche”. You then follow the N841 heading towards Dochamps.