Winter Hiking in Fulufjället National Park

Winter in Fulufjället

Snowshoes is easy and not to expensive and increase the hiking season to be an all year round activity. Fulufjället is just as good during winter as it is during summer and a perfect destination for a winter hike. Below are two trips with snowshoe hiking in Fulufjället.

There are many cabins that one can stay in within the national park. Some need to be booked in advance while others are drop in. There are also cabins that are intended for resting and not to stay overnight other than in the case of an emergency. Look at Fulufjällets national parks website for more info regarding the available cabins and when they are open.

National Parks of Sweden

When planing a wilderness adventure there is plenty of inspiration to find from national parks. In Sweden there is 30 parks to choose from. As always in Scandinavia, a good rule of thumb is the further north you go the more wilderness you get. Most of the national parks have a visitor center and most are easy accessible even though this vary greatly. All nature types are represented as national parks, from sea to forrest and mountains.

Sarek national park in the far north of Sweden is in the top of many peoples bucket list. It is remote and free from roads and man-made trails. It is also directly connected to three other nationalparks, Stora sjöfallet and Padjelanta in Sweden and Rago in Norway, which makes this one of the largest protected nature area in Europe.

All entry to the natural parks and visitor centers are free of charge but note that there might be some restrictions to the freedom to roam (allemansrätten). For example it can be that you are only allowed to camp in designated areas. For more information refer to