By bike through Glaskogen
Glaskogen offers you a comfortable way to experience nature. The small gravel roads winding along the lakes and through the dense forests provide a complete nature experience with the possibility of seeing wild animals. The hiking trails are however not suitable for bikes.
The information centre in Lenungshammar has mountain bikes for hire, especially adapted for tours on gravel roads.
1 day: 200 SEK
1 week: 750 SEK
Transport: 150 SEK + 40 SEK/km
Suggested bike tours
- 1-2 hours, the Glasbruket tour, some 18 kilometres, easy, gravel and asphalt
- 4-6 hours, the Övre Gla tour, appr. 30 km, medium, view on the lake during almost the entire tour, gravel road
- 1-1 1/2 day, the Stora Gla tour, appr 60 km, medium, mostly through deep forests with small lakes and tarns, you will pass Glava on your way, gravel and asphalt
- 2 days, the Tenvik tour, appr. 55 km, difficult/tough, deep forests with lakes and tarns, cultural sights, mostly gravel road
Contact and reservations
Telephone +46-570-440 70
On the Glaskogen Map You can see the small roads, resting places, hiking tracks, canoe routes, the overnight cabins and more. The map is trilingual and on the scale of 1:50 000. If You want to buy our map for planning the routs before coming here. You can choose to pay it with creditcard och directly to the bank. We will deliver the prospect within 10 days.
Price is SEK 149- (125:- map + postage 24:-), or 16,5:- Euro.
You buy the Glaskogen card when you hike, paddle, cycle and / or fish in the nature reserve and use firewood and fireplaces, wind shelters, overnight cabins, dustbins and toilets that are in the nature reserve.
Your contribution makes a difference and increases our opportunities to offer even better service in the future. All for you to have a magical and easy wilderness experience. The money paid for the Glaskogen card goes directly to the care and maintenance of the area.
Overnight stay a maximum of two days per place and time. The card is not valid for overnight stays at the campsite in Lenungshammar.
Children under 16 free. For a group discount, contact Glaskogen or a dealer.
Choose which variant of card you want to buy – day card, day card, three-day card, weekly card or annual card – fill in the name of the person who will have the card and fill in the date you arrive at Glaskogen. Press “Add to cart”. In the next step, select the number of days and see the total price. Choose payment options. Write in your e-mail address. The receipt from Paypal is your Glaskogen Card. The receipt comes via email.
The Glaskogen card can be bought at the following places:
The offices of the Glaskogen foundation in Arvika and Lenungshammar, Tourist-Offices in Arvika, Årjäng, Säffle, Arvika Kanot och Turistcenter, Petrol stations in Glava and Sulvik, Ica in Glava, Sölje Camping, Guesthouse Eleven in Jössefors, Sommarvik Swecamp in Årjäng, Survival Center in Svanskog, Ica Sillerud and Camp Grinsby.