Things to do & see

Hösås Nature reserve

Säffle, Värmlands län


  • Hiking
  • Walking

Hike up the Hösåsklätten where you will be treated to views of the countryside and Lake Vänern. This nature reserve protects an amount of ash-trees. From the parkinglot begin a hiking-trail which are 2 km.

The European ash in Hösås among the northernmost in Scandinavia. The ash tree is special in many ways, and it is an art that requires good nutritional conditions and offers many other organisms a living space. Examples are lichens, mosses, fungi, insects and molluscs. The ash tree is also a culturally important tree, people use to collected branches with the leavs on, then they dryed branches with leaves on and gav as food to the domestic animals.

Length: app 2 km. Information, map and directions