Hike the Upland trail

The Uppland trail Photo Magnus Mattisson

HIKE THE UPPLAND TRAIL!
Hiking the Uppland Trail will provide you with a peaceful outdoor experience.You will explore a part of Uppland in a relaxed and easy way. The orange trailmarkes, placed on trees and pools will take you to your destination. No advanced or expensive equipment is necessary for hiking on this trail – all you need is a pair of hiking boots or sturdy sneakers. During springtime or after heavy rainfall, rubber boots are recommended. Crossing boggs and marshes is made easy with footbridges, and this bridges will also take you over larger creeks and streams.

If you want to make a fire, it is rekommended that you use the fireplaces at the campsites along the trail. Please not the present regulations for making fire. During the dry summer periods fires are not alowed at all, not even at the campsites. Also note that you may use twigs and branches from the ground, but it is prohibited to take any material from living trees.
Please do not forget to put out the fire properly before leaving the campsite and bring out all your garbage with you. Remeber the saying, ”Take only pictures, and leave only footprints!

 

THE RIGHT OF PUBLIC ACCESS
In Sweden, everyone has the right to be out in the countryside regardless of ownership. At the same time, the right of public access requires consideration, responsibility and good judgement. You may pick flowers (the ones that don´t have protective status), wild berries, and mushrooms. You may camp for 24 hours without asking the landowner. However, you must not litter, trespass too close to private houses, damage plants or hurt animals. Nature reserves have additional special rules, wich are posted on information signs in the area.
The essence of the right of public access concisely expressed by the phrase: ”Do not disturb, and do not destroy”!

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