Ängsö National Park

Norrtälje

Ängsö became a national park 1909 and is one of the oldest parks in Europe. The island is located in a famous part of the Stockholm Archipelago known as Roslagen. The park was established in order to preserve a beautiful example of a traditional farm landscape with flowering hay meadows and wooded pastures.

In the spring, there is a profusion of brightly-coloured flowers. Ospreys and sea eagles are often seen above the island, which is only accessible by boat.

What to see

Ängsö national park contains most elements of Roslagen’s natural and cultural history. There is a network of easily walked, marked trails. During summer, when the ground is hard and dry, the larger trails are accessible to wheelchairs and stroller. At Hemudden, where the ferries dock, there is a small visitors’ centre with an exhibition about the island’s natural and cultural history.

There are no restaurants or shops on the island so plan accordingly. 

Contact information

Besöksmål i Norrtälje kommun/Attractions

761 30 Norrtälje
Phone: +46-176262023

Public transportation

Facts

You can download a brochure about Ängsö in English here. The links also provide more information about the island and how to get there.

Please call Norrtälje Tourist Office for more help. Phone number: +46 (0) 767-650 660.

Directions

Regular boats depart from Strömkajen in Stockholm, Vaxholm and Östanå brygga for instance. Please find out more on www.waxholmsbolaget.se. The route planner is practical tool to plan your journey.

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