Groene Weelde is a recreational area lies between Hoofddorp, Cruquius and Vijfhuizen. It is a beautiful, large and varied recreation area. With forests, playgrounds, lakes. Dogs can run loose almost anywhere. In the middle of the recreation area lies a high pyramid-shaped hill. These big hill named Big Spotters Hill. From this hill you have a wonderful view over the surrounding area.
Wandelbos Groenendaal is managed ecologically. This means among other things that fallen trees and broken branches lie. In addition, the herbal vegetation kept in check by Scottish Highland Cattle.
The forest provides plenty of recreational opportunities for young and old. In the northern part of Sparrenlaan to Ritzema Boskade. Walking the dog may In the area south of the Sparrenlaan dogs are not allowed. In the forest include a petting zoo, playground, restaurant and various sports and scouting clubs.