The Westduinpark is a nature reserve close near the coast. It consists mainly of dunes, historic World War Two bunkers, and forested areas. It is popular for its cycling and walking paths. The conservation dune area is a natural habitat for many species, including sand lizards and foxes. There are also numerous species of birds such as the nightingale, lark and buzzard.
The reserve promotes biodiversity near the city by providing a diverse habitat for a range of different plants and animals. In addition, it helps to make The Hague a more sustainable city by increasing the amount of urban green spaces, for both nature and recreation.
Good Health and Well-Being: Provides access to nature and greenspace for city residents, which has innumerable physical and mental health benefits.
Sustainable Cities and Communities: Provides valuable social, environmental, and economic services that make The Hague more sustainable.
Life on land: The conservation allows fauna and flora to thrive, and provides a haven for biodiversity within the city limits.