Upplandsleden - section 15 - ca 18 km

Västland - Marma

You start by the church in the small community of Västland. Six kilometers into the segment you will find Honolulukojan, an open cabin where you can stay overnight if you wish. The first few miles of the trek along the easy paths contains almost no rocks and roots. Followed by a bit rocky and sometimes more easy path before you come into an area with sandy soil and pine forest.

Trail description

Along this stretch, you get very close to the Upplandic forests. Towards the end the landscape changes character when you reach Marma by the river Dal. Beginning at the church in the small community of Västland, you will move west. The first few kilometers of the walk goes along easy paths past almost no rocks and roots. After Honolulukojan continues forest trek along various trails, sometimes a bit rocky and sometimes easier time. You will enter an area with sandy soil and pine forest. The last bit goes along minor roads and wide paths before the stage ends at Marma Bay.

Along the trail

1. Västlands church The church, completed in 1862, is located on a ridge at Tämnarån. There is a parking lot and a bus stop here.

2. Tingshällarna A small area with rocks in the forest. After the Ice Age Tingshällarna was the first area in Västland parish that began protrude above the water surface.

3. The Honolulu hut Do not miss to stop at this open cabin where you can stay overnight if you wish. The cottage is surrounded by forest, a short distance from the overgrown Trusksjön. The original cottage was built during the First World War. Unfortunately, it burned it down, but 2005 was a new cabin on site. Here you can set up a camp fire and cook. The cottage has four beds, stove, table and chairs.

4. Marma Bay Shelters and a place for a camp fire overlooking the Marma Bay.

For more information

Upplandsstiftelsen
+46 (0) 18 - 611 62 71
The Upplandic trail


Nedre Dalälven holds no responsibility of the conditions of the trails nor the accuracy of the information provided.