Outdoor activities

Hammarskog recreation area

Just over a mile southwest of Uppsala is the outdoor area Hammarskog with fantastic nature with the opportunity for a variety of activities. In the summer there is a bathing area with a jetty, boat rental, opportunities for fishing and a vast area with 25 km of marked hiking trails. The Hammarskog area with its beautiful mansion also invites you to take part in marshmallow grilling at one of the many barbecue areas.

Swimming Area

Hammarskogsbadet is an easily accessible bathing place with a jetty located in Dalbyviken.


In Hammarskog, there are many nice hiking trails to choose from:

Fågelstigen: 5,6 km
Viltstigen: 3,7 km
Torpstigen: 2,9 km
Forstigen: 2,6km
Skogsstigen: 2,3 km

Winter activities

In Hammarskog, you can skate at Dalkarlskärret, Dalbyviken and Ekoln. If the ice is good, a 15km long track from Dalbyviken to Skarholmen is ploughed. In good snow conditions, you can also go cross-country skiing in groomed ski trails.

Playful children can also go sledding on the slopes at Hammarskogs Herrgård.


If you are interested in birds, you can see the rich bird life from bird towers and bird platforms in Dalbyviken and Dalkarlskärret.

From the bird towers, you can see mallard, coot, teal, coot, reed warbler and nightingale, among other things.

Hammarskog Café

The café in Hammarskog Manor serves simple lunch and refreshments.

Barbecue Areas

There are several barbecue areas in the vicinity where you can grill sausages and eat your own lunch. The barbecue area at Dalkarlskärret is accessible.

Map & Contact

755 91 Uppsala

Phone: +46 18 727 02 21
E-mail: johan.jernebring@uppsala.se
Web: www.uppsala.se