Västerby outdoor recreation centre

Västerby outdoor recreation centre is a meeting place for locals with versatile possibilities for outdoor activities. 1,500 hectares of beautiful nature with varying trekking trails and skiing tracks are offered to cross-country skiers, orienteers, exercisers and to the friends of nature. There are several routes with resting places for roaming, the longest being 16 km. In winter there are 12 km of ski tracks in Västerby, of which 3 km are illuminated.

The terrain is very versatile and along the nature trails you can admire beautiful forest and lake scenery alike. There are a few swimming places, a birdwatching tower and potholes. Västerby is also very suitable for camping.

The Troll Forest trail

The Troll Forest trail is a 5.5 km long signposted nature trail in Västerby outdoor recreation area, and is suitable for children. Along the trail you can roast sausages by the lean-to, pick berries and mushrooms, or spot wild animals. Fishing in Västerby is permitted only in the Grabbskog Storträsket lake by the Troll Forest trail.


Västerby outdoor recreation centre is located by Tenalavägen (Route 52), about 5 km from Ekenäs centre. An outdoor map of the area can be picked up from the Ekta museum in Ekenäs.

You can get a nature guide to Västerby who will tell you about the nature, animals, birds, plants and mushrooms in the area. At the same time you can relax by the campfire enjoying coffee and sausage that have been prepared on the fire.


10600 Ekenäs

Opening hours

NOTE! Always check the opening-hours with the service provider, for example before public holidays and after the summer season.
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