Toftasjön shelter

A new shelter with fireplace where your outdoor food will taste extra delicious. Like many grilling areas this is located at lake Toftasjön in Fylleryd nature reserve. Please respect the Right to Roam (allemansrätten) rules.

Facts

Latest sound measurement 2020-05-08: Average values between 36-40 dB (A). A bit lake swash, light breeze in the crowns of the trees, road noise in the distance. Some tips during the visit:
Stay offline - turn off the phone silently and be off when visiting the forest.
Value the moment - release all everyday thoughts to be present here and now.
Walk slowly - slow in and walk slower than normal on the path out here.
Listen - nature is almost never completely silent, and its sound often has a restful effect.
Smell and feel - each forest has its own scents, which change with the season and weather. Feel the rough bark or the soft moss.

Quiet locations in an area mean that the experience of desirable sounds strongly outweighs the impact of disturbing noise. In quiet places, at least 80 % of the visitors in an area after the visit should consider that they have experienced a good sound environment lower than 45 dB (A). Here one can be surrounded by nature's own sounds; such as the waves from the lake, a breeze in the foliage or bird song. There are several quiet places around Växjö town that are marked in the nature map. The city sounds are always present, but relatively quiet places are still close by. Wind strength, weather, season and time of day affect how the quiet places are experienced in the moment.

To do:
  • Quiet places
Accessibility:
  • Near parking
  • Stroller accessible
  • Wheelchair accessible
Facilities:
  • Firesite
  • Kayak point
  • Rest area
  • Shelter
  • Natural Bath
Directions:

Follow Round Växjö or Sigfrid trail to the lakeside.

Contact us

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Kontaktcenter

Telefon 0470-410 00

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