What kind of hiking are you looking for? Easy-going, exciting, family-friendly or close to the city? Here you will find tips on our most popular hiking trails.


An approximately 60 km long hiking trail between Vindeln and Åmsele that follows paths and tracks in beautiful, easy-going terrain. There are several wind shelters, cabins for overnight stays, and the fishing opportunities are very good. The trail was formed by the inland ice and runs for long stretches up on Vindelälvsåsen – one of the country’s highest boulder ridges. You’ll find active mud-volcanoes and old fairy-tale pine forests. Information


Looking for soft hiking? This 42 km long trail starts at Regementet in central Umeå. You may also access the trail close to the river in the city centre, near the cultural centre Väven. This new part of the trail will take you to the mountain Hamptjärnsberget, where it merges with the original Tavelsjöleden trail. You’ll see plenty of caves along the trail. The peaks of Vallberget, Torrberget and Tavelsjöberget offer fantastic views. Don’t forget to keep an eye open for the mythical Tavelsjö lake monster, while you’re overlooking Tavelsjön! You can continue towards Långforsen on the unregulated Vindelälven river and then on to the Vännforsen nature reserve. Information


This hiking trail is close to 100 km long and follows the Öreälven river. The wooded riverside scenery is magnificent, with steep riverbanks and deep ravines. There are several rest areas and cabins for overnight stays. You can also get to the trail from roads along the entire route, which makes it ideal for families. Information

Lögdeälvens vildmarksled

Along Lögdeälven river you can hike for 85 km through two municipalities along the trail that has two names: Lögdeälvsleden(the hiking trail) and Lögdeälvens vildmarksled (the wildlife trail). The trail is suitable for both short and long walks, with plenty of resting places and cabins for overnight stays. Suspension bridges and planked sections tie together this landscape of ravines, meanders and terraces. Drakryggen is the most magnificent of the steep riverbanks. Information