A nature reserve with a beautiful scenery and popular hiking trails at lake Racken in Arvika.
An area of approximately 28 ha where you find several popular hiking trails. From the highest point you have a magnificent view over lake Racken and the surroundning areas.
You can read more about the trails here: https://visitvarmland.com/en/activities/hiking-2/hiking-trails-at-jossestugan The area is home to trees such as pine and fir, but also to endangered mushroom species and the three-toed woodpecker. More information can be find at Länsstyrelsens website (in Swedish): https://www.lansstyrelsen.se/varmland/besoksmal/naturreservat-i-varmlands-lan/rackstadskogen.html
Directions: From Arvika, take road 61 towards Karlstad. After the roundabout, turn left towards Gunnarskogs. Drive 2 km and turn to the ski slope. Drive past the ski slope and turn right at the sign Jössestugan.
Från Arvika kör rv 61 mot Karlstad. Strax efter rondell sväng vänster mot Gunnarskog. Kör ca 2 km, sväng höger mot slalombacken. Kör förbi slalombacken, sväng höger vid skylt Jössestugan.