Kölaälven (green LED)
We start this tour on the Swedish side of the border in Askesjöns north end just where the road crossing the strait between the Norse Sea and Askesjön. IN
Askesjöns southern part you will find a swimming and camping with toilet. The trail passes through agricultural areas and follows the start of the winding Kölaälven, approximately 35 km.
The trail is suitable for families because it is relatively easy and with less land transport.
When booking you will receive a detailed route description.
The map requires Swedish text!
Askesjön - Skillingsfors - Koppom - Köla - Åmotfors - Arvika - Värmeln - Sandvikengården
11B NO, 11B SO 11C NV, 11C SV, 11C SO (50.000-part), or Arvika Friluftskarta (1: 100.000)
We sell Arvika outdoor map.
Easy trail largely in river (Kölaälven 35 km) and small lakes. Often used by families.
7 st. (300m - 6.500m) Glafsfjorden to Värmeln 6500 m, can be excluded.
Edane, Skillingsfors, Koppom, Åmotfors, Ottebol, Sulvik, Arvika
We recommend that drinking water be brought in a can, while all cooking can be done with seawater (which is boiled). If possible, do not use the water that is in the watercourses directly outside the urban areas you pass.
Fishing licenses are available for purchase at Sandvikengården. Canoe trail fishing license D, SEK 100 per week and canoe. Does not apply in Glafsfjorden!
Bad weather is just one of the reasons why you may need to cancel your canoe trip elsewhere than planned. You can always contact Sandvikengården for collection along the trail, but feel free to call a day in advance to determine the time and place.