Experience nature’s magnificence and stillness at the Björnö Trail in the Komosse Nature Reserve. This 47 km² area is one of southern Sweden’s largest wetland areas, with a luxuriant flora and many different kind of birds. The Björnö Trail is a round walk of around 5 km that is mostly along boardwalks over the bog.
Start and end point
The trail starts from the car park at Mörkö, along the road between Köttkulla and Mulseryd.
What to see
Komosse is the largest continuous wetland area in southern Sweden and consists of desolate wilderness including various types of moorland, wetland, forests and land islets. The highland moor, with its gently raised contour, is one of the most highly developed landscapes of the type in Europe with a difference of 25 metres between the highest and lowest points. Komosse offer an intersting flora and many different kind of birds. There's a bird tower reached through a connecting trail of about 300 meters. The best way to experience the moor is to follow the Björnöleden Trail, with a lot of interesting information, for example about what a raised bog actually is.
At Lilla Björnö, with a nice view of the lake, there’s a lovely picnic area with a shelter.
Map and facts
Map: of the trail can be printed here. Map is also available at the tourist offices in Sjuhärad.
Lenght: 5 km.
Marking: the trail has no markings but it's easy to find by following the boardwalk.
Public transport: there are no public transport to Mörkö.
Responsible for the trail: Västkuststiftelsen och Ulricehamn Municipality.