Högasand - Fågelmara, Sweden
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Walking Boots
N 56° 16.859 E 016° 01.708
33V E 563675 N 6237827
Quick Description: Högasand Nature Reserve is an area with among pines and sand dunes
Location: Blekinge, Sweden
Date Posted: 4/7/2022 12:26:19 PM
Waymark Code: WM160FJ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin
Views: 3

Long Description:
Högasand Nature Reserve is an area with among spruce trees, pine trees, several that are 300 years old, and sand dunes. Högasand covers 95 hectares and there is public access around the clock.
There are many hiking trails in the area and dogs are allowed, but only on a leash. The long-distance hiking route "Blekingeleden" also runs through the area.
The area is dry and hot and is home to the rare beetle Buprestis octoguttata. It is a black beetle with eight yellow spots.
The old and hollow trees are also good habitats for birds, such as owls and various sparrows.
Estimated size of the public land (in regional measurement standard: hectares, acres, kms, etc.): 95 hectares

Is there a trail system?: Yes

What points of interest are there?:

What activities are available?:
Hiking, running, mountain biking,

Hours of accessibility?: 24 hours

List of known hazards (cliffs, snakes, poison plants, etc.):
European viper (snake)

Dogs Allowed?: Yes

Is a permit/fee required?: No

If a permit/fee is required please describe in detail how to get one, how much, etc.:

Please supply the website of the land if available: [Web Link]

If there is a trail system, please describe length, terrain, etc.: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
Visitors are encouraged to supply a picture of either themselves or their GPS at the trailhead and/or signage of the public access lands - describe your experience there and what you saw - tell us why other folks should come visit!

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