Åkersberg and Spikön is a 6.1 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Trollhättan, Västra Götaland, Sweden that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Length6.1 miElevation gain1,118 ftRoute typeLoop
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Älvrummet Nature Reserve, the valley framing the river Göta älv and the waterfalls in Trollhättan. Here, geological formations jostle with valuable habitats and fascinating history. Impressive views are offered from the outlook on Kopparklinten, where knotty pines and oaks stretch over the surrounding precipices. Old buildings are found at Forngården. The lock area and hydroelectric power stations Olidan and Hojum are located just outside the reserve. In Älvrummet, the valley framing the river Göta älv and the waterfalls in Trollhättan, spectacular geological for-mations jostle with valuable natural habitats and a fascinating history. Älvrummet is a rift valley with a big difference in altitude between the valley bottom and the highest point, "Kopparklinten". Despite rapid development, with industrialisation bringing dramatic changes to the countryside, areas of magnificent landscape have been preserved. Today, Älvrummet is a blue-green oasis for plants, animals and the people of Trollhättan.The nature reserve is divided into two parts, one on either side of the river Göta älv in the central area of Trollhättan. The eastern part of the reserve consists of the area around the path Kärlekens stig. The western part comprises the western precipice and surrounding forest from Forngården and south to Talbo. The highest point is Kopparklinten, around 77 metres above sea level.

"GPS Coordinates: Lat N 58 ° 16.346 ', Long E 12 ° 16.631' Contact: Åkerssjövägen 10 461 53 Trollhättan, Sweden Tel: +46 (0) 520-135 09 info@visittv.se "https://www.vastsverige.com/visittrollhattanvanersborg / products / Trollhättan-Tourist / "

The purpose of the nature reserve is to preserve and deve­lop forest environments along the river Göta älv and to safe­guard the area for outdoor recreation and nature studies. The reserve comprises approximately 61 ha. The Swedish Maritime Administration, City of Trollhättan and Vattenfall are property owners. The nature reserve is managed by City of Trollhättan. Regulations. You are welcome to walk in the beautiful countryside in Älvrummet, but show care and consideration. Remember that you must not leave litter and that it is forbidden to:• drive motor vehicles other than on existing roads• put up tents or park caravans or camper cars• light fires• cut down or in any other way damage living or dead trees or shrubs• bring unleashed dogs or other pets• put up permanent signs, boards, placards, posters or similar, or make inscriptions, without permission from City of Trollhättan.

Find the way! Exit the E45 towards Trollhättan centre. Follow the signs for the falls and the lock area. Kopparklinten 58°16.696'N 12°16.299'E Forngården 58°17.090'N 12°16.706'E Olidehålan 58°16.479'N 12°16.217'E Gamle Dal 58°16.079'N 12°15.681'E

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