Explore the area by bike
It is very easy to explore the Trollhättan Waterfall and Locks area by bike, either if you come here from the city center or from another neighboring city. There are good bike roads along the river and if you have the time, we recommend you to take some detours and discover the nearby areas.
Bring your bike to the Waterfall and Locks area
Give yourself a day or two to discover the Trollhättan Waterfall and Locks area by bike. You can easily reach the area if you come from the city center and if you are travelling across the area on the Västgöta bike trail, the trail passes through the area all the way from the Locks area in the south to the Spikön islands in the north.
If you start from the city center you can either go over the Klaffbron bridge and along the Åkersbergsvägen street that will take you past the Trollhättan Waterfalls and all the way down to the locks. You can also follow the Drottninggatan street which has a dedicated bike lane all the way down to the Innovatum area, from there you can follow the Åkerssjövägen street down to the locks. The bike lane goes all the way from the train station to the city center and then further down to Innovatum. From the city center to the waterfalls is about 1 kilometer, to the Innovatum area it's 1.6 kilometers and to the locks its about 2.7 kilometers.
The biking trail Västgötaleden goes through the Waterfall and Locks area in Trollhättan and that allows you to visit the area if you are following the trail or you can start your journey in Trollhättan. You can also follow the trail for a little bit, for example from the locks up past the waterfalls, over the Spikön islands and then turn right at the train bridge and you are close by the city center. The trail also continues north towards the Överby shopping center and the city of Vänersborg.
If you need a little extra air in your bike tires, there is a bike pump in the Innovatum area by the roundabout. See it here on Google Maps. There are several bike pumps in Trollhättan that you can use for free, they are all marked on the Trollhättan bike map.
Bike map Trollhättan
If you want to know more about bike paths and trails in Trollhättan, visit our biking page. There you can download a bike map of the city that shows bike lanes and good roads for bikes, bike pumps, bike trails and more. Read more and see the map here.