Kvarken Archipelago Nature Reserve Trails

Recommended at Kvarken Archipelago

 

The Bodvattnet runt Trail, 4-km circular trail

Hiking symbol. A demanding wheelchair route symbol. Campfire place symbol. Toilet symbol. Toilet for the disabled symbol. Nature observation tower symbol. Birdwatching symbol. Parking symbol.

Estimated time to walk is about 1,5 h in summer

Easy for beginners, families and groups. With wheelchair and baby carriages it is possible to go from Svedjehamn's parking area to the observation tower (about 800 m) and to Bodback's old harbour (about 1,3 km).

Starting point: Parking area at the Svedjehamn fishing harbour.  
Coordinates: Euref-Fin (~ WGS84) lat: 63° 21.5687' lon: 21° 18.0069' ETRS-TM35FIN N: 70412731 E: 3215180

Description of Bodvattnet Runt. 

 

Sommarö Nature Trail, circular trails 1.5 km/2.4 km and 7 km in one direction

Hiking symbol. Walk on a nature trail symbol. Campfire place symbol. Toilet symbol. Lean-to shelter symbol. Parking symbol.

Estimated time to walk is about 1-2 h in summer

Easy for beginners, families and groups.

Starting point: Parking area in the yard of the Sommarö guardhouse. 
Coordinates: Euref-Fin (~ WGS84) lat: 63° 09.8081' lon: 21° 18.2846' ETRS-TM35FIN N: 7019468 E: 3213471

Description of Sommarö Nature Trail.

 

 Öjen Nature trail, 4.5 km back and forth

Hiking symbol. Walk on a nature trail symbol. Campfire place symbol.  Toilet symbol. Parking symbol.

Estimated time to walk is about 2,5 h in summer

Easy for beginners, families and groups. 

Starting point: Parking area by the road running from Vaasa to Sundom. 
Coordinaates: Euref-Fin (~ WGS84) lat: 63° 04.1704' lon: 21° 34.4469' ETRS-TM35FIN N: 7007846  E: 3226122

Description of Öjen Nature Trail.

 

Other Trails

Risö Nature Trail, 4.9 km

Hiking symbol. Campfire place symbol.  Toilet symbol. Nature observation tower symbol. Birdwatching symbol. Parking symbol.

Estimated time to walk is about 1-2 h in summer

Easy for beginners, families and groups. Duckboardtrail to bird watching tower.

Starting point: Parking area at the end of Ampujatie Road. 
Coordinates: Euref-Fin (~ WGS84) lat: 63° 03.7663' lon: 21° 41.9537'ETRS-TM35FIN N: 7003634 E: 232305

Description of Risö Nature Trail.

 

 

Kikanberget Nature Trail, 0.8 km back and forth

Sights and scenery symbol.  Sights and scenery symbol. Observation tower symbol.

Estimated time to walk is about 1h in summer

Mainly easy, climb to the rock a bit more demanding. The staircase to the observation tower is steep.

Starting point: Café next to the Klobbskat harbour. 
Coordinates:Euref-Fin (~ WGS84) lat: 63° 18.2621' lon: 21° 05.5286' ETRS-TM35FIN N: 7033144 E: 204185

Description of Kikanberget Nature Trail.

 

The First Part of the Björkö-Panike Hiking Trail, 3.4 km in one direction

Hiking symbol. A demanding wheelchair route symbol. Campfire place symbol. Cooking shelter symbol. Toilet symbol. Toilet for the disabled symbol. Nature observation tower symbol. Birdwatching symbol. Parking symbol.

Estimated time to walk is about 3 h in summer

Easy route, however, one crossing of the sheepfence and somewhat rocky.
 

Starting point: Parking area in the Svedjehamn fishing harbour.
Coordinaates: Euref-Fin (~ WGS84) lat: 63° 21. 5709 ' lon: 21° 18.0090' ETRS-TM35FIN N: 7041276 E: 3215182

Description of Björkö-Panike Hiking Trail.

 

Västerö Hiking Trail, 4.6 km/6 km/14 km

Hikikng symbol.  Campfire place symbol. Toilet symbol.  Parking symbol.

Estimated time to walk is about 3 -5 h in summer

Rather demanding route.

Starting points: Parking areas by Söderskatavägen and Equityvägen at Västerö. 

Parking area by Söderskatavägen  Coordinaates: Euref-Fin (~ WGS84) lat: 63° 20. 2521 ' lon: 21° 57.6175' ETRS-TM35FIN N: 7036063 E: 3247942  

Parking area by Equityvägen:Coordinaates: Euref-Fin (~ WGS84) lat: 63° 21. 3112' lon: 21° 58.3042' ETRS-TM35FIN N: 7037981 E: 3248668

Description of Västerö Hiking Trail.

 

Mickelsörarna Nature Trail,  1km/1.5 km circular

Hiking symbol. Walk on a nature trail symbol. Campfire place symbol. Toilet symbol. Lean-to shelter symbol.

Estimated time to walk is about 1,5 h in summer

Rather demanding route.

Starting point: Yard of the Mickelsörarna Nature Station. 

Coordinaates: Euref-Fin (~ WGS84) lat: 63° 27. 6243 ' lon: 21° 46.3972' ETRS-TM35FIN N: 7047522 E: 239649

Description of Mickelsörarna Nature Trail.

 

 

Molpehällorna Nature Trail, 1 km/2 km/3 km circular trail 

Hiking symbol. Walk on a nature trail symbol. Campfire place symbol.  Toilet symbol.

Estimated time to walk is about 1,5 h in summer.

Rather demanding route.

Starting point: Yard of the Molpe Nature Station.

Coordinaates: Euref-Fin (~ WGS84) lat: 62° 53. 5349 ' lon: 21° 05.4567' ETRS-TM35FIN N: 6990306 E: 3199951

Description of Molpehällorna Nature Trail.

Valsörarna Nature Trail, 3 km in one direction

Hiking symbol. Walk on a nature trail symbol. Campfire place symbol. Toilet symbol. 

Estimated time to walk is about 3 h in summer

Rather demanding route.

Starting points: Piers in the nothern side or southern sid of the island. 

A pier in the nothern side of the island: Coordinaates: Euref-Fin (~ WGS84) lat: 63° 27. 6243 ' lon: 21° 46.3972' ETRS-TM35FIN N: 7047522 E: 239649 

A pier in the southern side of the island: 
Coordinaates: Euref-Fin (~ WGS84) lat: 63° 27. 6243 ' lon: 21° 46.3972' ETRS-TM35FIN N: 7047522 E: 239649 

Description of Valsörarna Nature Trail.

The Archipelago Part oc the Björkö-Panike Hiking Trail, 8.6 km in one direction

Hiking symbol. Campfire place symbol. Toilet symbol. Lean-to shelter symbol.  

Estimated time to walk is about 3-4 h in summer.

Rather demanding route.

Starting points: Parking area in the Panike small boat harbour or the parking area in the Svedjehamn fishing harbour. From there, continue by boat to the hiking trail's archipelago part. 

Stora Segelsören
Coordinaates: Euref-Fin (~ WGS84) lat: 63° 21. 5405 ' lon: 21° 14.1221' ETRS-TM35FIN N: 7038560 E: 211890

Rotörskatan
Coordinaates: Euref-Fin (~ WGS84) lat: 63° 19. 5630 ' lon: 21° 09.4536' ETRS-TM35FIN N: 7035252 E: 207674 

Description of Björkö - Panike Hiking Trail.