Old growth forest near the city | 8 km

If you would like to experience old-growth forest near the city, Hertsölandet is a good choice. The forest lake, Hertsöträsk is a popular destination, there are plenty of campfire sites, wind shelters and trails. A ramp, accessible for the disabled, is available from the car park to the first rest cabin. The Hertsön peninsula stretches 10 kilometers out to the sea and offers old-growth forest, mires and a rich flora.

Difficulty: easy/intermediate.

See map and description of the trip in our guide ”Hiking in Luleå”.