Hiking

Lovö Kärsö - The Kärsöleden trail

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Trail details

  • Length 5.8 km

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Description

Come and explore the beautiful island of Kärsön! The Kärsöleden trail is 5.8 km long and is only a 5-minute bus ride away from Brommaplan. This trail follows the southern shoreline of Kärsön and offers impressive views of Lake Mälaren and Drottningholm Palace. Along the way, you'll pass sheep pastures with ancient oaks, deciduous forests with unusual plants and carpets of bilberry under towering pine trees.

There are many nice swimming spots along the trail. Near Morgongåvan, on the south side of Kärsön, there is a covered picnic area with a fire pit next to the trail. The trail is hilly and steep in places, with uneven terrain.

At the information centre at Brostugan, you'll find a picnic area with picnic tables, as well as a wheelchair-accessible outdoor dry toilet. There is also a parking lot and swimming area.

Lovö nature reserve is managed by the National Property Board (Statens fastighetsverket, SFV).

Activities And Facilities

  • Hiking Hiking
  • Walking Walking

Accessibility

  • Near Public Transport Near Public Transport

Directions

You can get to the trail from the parking lots at Brostugan and Kärsögården. The closest bus stop is Brostugan, which is located by the Nockebybron bridge. For current timetables, see www.sl.se.

Please note that there is no pedestrian crossing over Drottningholmsvägen road. Instead, follow the pedestrian and cycling path under the road, at the base of Nockebybron bridge.

Regulations

In order to protect the Lovö nature reserve, please respect the following rules.

Within the reserve, it is forbidden to:

  1. dig, cut, drill or in any other way damage bedrock, soil or stone,
  2. fell or damage living or dead trees or bushes,
  3. damage vegetation by digging up plants,
  4. bring unleashed dogs,
  5. ride horses on designated hiking trails,
  6. camp for more than two consecutive nights in a tent, motorhome, caravan or similar,
  7. moor a boat for more than two consecutive nights at the same beach (this rule does not apply to piers and marinas),
  8. put up permanent posters, signs or similar.

Contact

Email address

Länsstyrelsen i Stockholm

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