Local activities

Local activities in Ed and Dalsland

There are many different activities in Ed and Dalsland. You can explore all the local activities through our different categories of active and physical, natural with reserves and the amazing national park, Tresticklan, and historical and cultural activities. 

Active and physical

Natural - reserves and national parks

Cultural and historical

Active and physical activities

Canoe or kayak on Store Lee

2 km from our park is “Canodal” in the local harbor where you can rent a canoe or kayak on enjoy Stora Le from the water perspective. 

Rent a bicycle

Rent a bicycle on Hotel Dalsland just 2 km away from our moose park. You can explore our beautiful local nature and city landscape on your own.

Fishing in Ed

For all the fishing fans a visit to Fiskespecialisten in Ed is a must! They provide fishing card for all of Ed and sell equipment.


Hike on the ice age track

Take a discovery hike on “Istidsleden”, a trail around Lilla Le and to Stora Le’s beach. You can read about  Istidsleden on information boards.

Want a real canoe and tent trip?

Spend several days on the water with Kanuking in Ed

Nature activities

Local waterfall

2 km from our park is the local waterfall “Brudslöjan”. It is a high terrain hike all the way from the top down to the bottom beach of the waterfall in Stora Le.

Nature reserve Furustad

EU’s Nature 2000 areas are chosen for special nature and this is thanks to its botanical value. Furustad has a long botanical history dating back to the 17th century. 

Tresticklan national park

Tresticklan is the biggest roadless and untouched national park in southern Sweden. It is a wonderful experience and offers many hikes of various terrain and duration.

Ed Nature reserve Skansen

Skansen is a lush, deciduous birch grove on the slope down towards Stora Le. The ending is part of an end moraine from the last ice age. A nature trail leads through the area.

Excurison guide for all of Dals Ed

Dare to sleep in the territory of Sweden’s predators?

Spend a night in Tresticklan National park

Cultural and historical activities

Canal boat trip in Dalsland

Travel through the beautiful canals of Dalsland and see nature from another perspective. The route takes you through streams, lakes and a famous aqueduct. 

Bronze Age stone carvings

UNESCO heritage site with more than 2000 stone carvings from the bronze age. Next to the carvings is a nature area with a lake and hikes for a historical and natural day.

MC & motorcycle museum

In our town, Ed, is the club and museum for MC, motors & motorcycles with the biggest collection of 160 motorcycles in Sweden. Some date 200 years back.

Military defense line

In Dals-Ed is a war reminder in shape of a defense line from World War 2. A vast system of protection rooms made in the mountain should protect from invasion.

More culture and history?

Visit a list of West Sweden's 7 wonders

Don't forget to book your moose or nature guiding