From the open moorlands closest to the summit of Akkelis, you have a fantastic view of the surrounding lake strewn landscape. A trail leads up the mountain. The highest summit of Akkelis mountain is at 784 metres. The upper areas of the reserve consist of mountain moors and exposed granite bedrock that has been washed clean. Further down on the slope an ancient spruce forest grows . There are snowmobile trails in the area. The Akkeli old-growth mountain forest nature reserve is 56 square kilometres in size.
From Arjeplog, drive west 14 km on the Silver Road, i.e. the E95. Turn right to the village of Bukt, drive about 8 kilometres south of the village.