Hösås Nature reserve

A small Naturreserve. This reserve protects an amount of ash-trees. From the parkinglot begin a hiking-trail which are 2 km.

The European ash in Hösås among the northernmost in Scandinavia. The ash tree is special in many ways, and it is an art that requires good nutritional conditions and offers many other organisms a living space. Examples are lichens, mosses, fungi, insects and molluscs. The ash tree is also a culturally important tree, people use to collected branches with the leavs on, then they dryed branches with leaves on and gav as food to the domestic animals.

Length: app 2 km. Information, map and directions

Opening hours
INFO
Place
Year around. No snow clearing
Organizer
Länsstyrelsen Värmland Säffle
Våxnäsgatan 5
651 86 Karlstad
varmland@lansstyrelsen.se
Name
Hösås naturreservat
Address
Gillbergavägen
661 95 Värmlands Nysäter
Municipality: Säffle
Description
Reservatet bildades för att bevara askbeståndet och de växtsamhällen som finns i området samt att främja naturstudier och friluftsliv för allmänheten.
Directions
Road 175 north of Nysäter
Go back
Värmlands Nysäter
Visit webpage
Nature
Natural attractions
Walking trail