In Lokadalen, just south of the venerable spa town of Loka Brunn, you’ll find the Bergslagen nature reserve that most closely resembles wilderness. You will hike through a quiet and unspoiled land. It features deep canyons and high plateaus with old pine forests. The route passes bogs, ponds and lakes. You can choose a shorter loop of 5 km ( ) or a slightly longer 12 km one ( ), both of which have good signage. Whichever tour you choose, you are guaranteed an unforeseen nature experience, and there are several delightful places where you can eat the packed lunch you brought along.

Length: 5 or 12 km
Time: 2–4 hours
Start: Karlbo
Degree of difficulty: Easy or medium