Your Heathland adventure starts here

Get ready for a ride with maximum gravel fun! 80% unpaved trails, 90% nature and 100% fun: that's your recipe for a full gravel weekend with all the trimmings. Curious which direction the course will take? Take a first look at the course... and discover where you can make the difference? Let's go! 

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A start in Maasmechelen, the fifth largest municipality in the province of Limburg. Through the Hoge Kempen National Park, with 127 square kilometres of natural beauty. 8 lanes on which you flame, through the Heath, eating dust, popping to that coveted coin for Unbound Gravel 2025!

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160 km course
160 km course
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110 km course
110 km course
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70 km course
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Over 85% of off-road trails

Winding forest paths, vast vistas and untouched nature: your ultimate gravel adventure in Limburg starts here!

> 670 altitude metres 

> 85% unpaved 

> 150 kilometres of timed sections  

 

Shady forests, vast heathers, green hills and blue waters: immerse yourself in the natural beauty of the Hoge Kempen National Park. 

> 450 metres altitude 

> 85% unpaved  

Become one with nature! On this 70-kilometre ride, enjoyment is key.  

> 270 altitude metres 

> 90% unpaved  

Discover the timed sections

Earn your coin for Unbound Gravel by setting the fastest time on a total of 9 unpaved sections. ⏱

  • Section 1 // Terhills: 29,9 km - 210 m+ (km 0 - km 29,9)
  • Section 2 // Roelerheide: 9,2 km - 50m+ (km 32,2 - km 41,4)
  • Section 3 // Heathland: 20,2 km - 30m+ (km 46,6 - km 66,8)
  • Section 4 // Coal Railroad: 13,3 km - 30m+ (km 67,4 - km 80,7)
  • Section 5 // Dune Oudsberg: 13,6 km - 60m+ (km 83,3 - km 96,9)
  • Section 6 // Solterheide: 20,3 km - 70m+ (km 98,3 - km 118,6)
  • Section 7 // Bergerven: 19,6 km - 90m+ (km 119 - km 127,2)
  • Section 8 // Driepaal: 11,0 km - 20m+ (km 128 - km 139)
  • Section 9 // Maas Valley: 10,6 km - 20m+ (km 144 - km 154,6)

About National Park Hoge Kempen 

Admire the most beautiful panorama in Flanders and be surprised by the extraordinary landscapes. Here you cycle through purple heathland, golden dunes, endless forests and past magnificent fens. The slag heaps and shafts characterise the horizon and betray the mining past of Belgian Limburg. 

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