Kycklingleden

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Length:

5.7 km

Time:

2 h

Level:

Difficult

GPS coordinates starting point:

N59° 15.683, E13° 5.592

Location:

Liljedal, south of Grums.

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Route description:

From road E18/E45, south of Grums. Take the exit for Liljedal. (If you drive E18 from Grums/Karlstad drive approx. 400 meter then turn left. Drive approx.  400 meter then turn right.) Follow the road approx. 4,5 km. After crossing a bridge, in Liljedal, take the first road to the left, Budavägen. Follow the road Budavägen approx. 1km, keeping to the left, when the road divides. At Buda Farm, keep to the right.

Public transport:

Nu public transport.

Service:

The trail is open from 1 may.

Contact: Trail manager:

Grums kommun

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Description of Walk

Kycklingleden, The Chicken Trail, winds along Lake Vänern, through a rare hazel grove, up to the mountain, and down again through the unusual Chicken Dale where 38 rare species of plants and animals have been identified. You pass a site where the largest forest fire in over 50 years ravaged an area of 2 km² in 2004. From the picnic area on the mountain top you have a nice view over lake Vänern, the largest lake in Western Europe, measuring 5 650 km². Lake Vänern contains the biggest freshwater archipelago in Europe with more than 22 000 islands and islets.

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