Vandringsslinga Grundsjömossarna


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Trail details

  • Length 10.6 km



A hiking trail with a section of raised wooden walkway around the little bog lake of Grundsjön. The loop winds through bogland and enchanting swamp forests where orchids, cloudberries and cranberries grow. Hanging lichens adorn the forest branches.

The reserve is home to many birds such as owls, woodpeckers, capercaillie, black grouse and cranes. Hiking boots or rubber boots are recommended since it can be quite wet.

Activities And Facilities

  • Hiking Hiking


The Grundsjömossarnas nature reserve is located approximately 6.6 km west of Hallstavik.

By car: From Hallstavik, take Route 76 towards Uppsala. Park at the parking lot north of Västerbacken.

By public transit: Take bus 805 and get off at the Västerbacken bus stop. For current bus lines and timetables, see: SL.se


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

Within the reserve, it is forbidden to:

  1. destroy or damage rock, soil or stone by drilling, cutting, blasting, carving, digging, painting or similar,
  2. break branches, fell or in any other way damage living or dead trees and bushes, or damage the vegetation in general by digging up plants, such as shrubs, herbaceous plants, mosses, lichens or remove fungi growing on wood,
  3. disturb wildlife (e.g. by climbing nesting trees, trapping or killing mammals, birds, reptiles or amphibians),
  4. trap or collect invertebrates,
  5. bring dogs that are not on a leash,
  6. make a fire outside of designated sites,
  7. put up a message board, placard, poster, sign or make inscriptions,
  8. operate motorised vehicles.


Email address

Länsstyrelsen i Stockholm

[email protected]

Questions & Answers

Ask a question to other Naturkartan users or to the responsible manager.