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Listarumsåsen is a nature park on the ouskirts of Smedstorp, and a home to all sorts of southern Sweden wild trees.

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Listarumsåsen is an esker, and that is a hill that was formed by the ice-walled tunnels by streams which flowed within and under glaciers. In order to protect this natural ridge from dissolving, the area of Listarum was proclaimed a natural reserve in 1970.

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A walk in Listarumsåsen is a walk among hundreds of years old trees, mostly oak and beech, but also other wild trees species are present.

 

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This forest is left to grow wildly, and it is full of old trunks in the soil, creating a unique microclimate.

  

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Listarumsåsen is a paradise for bird watchers. Many particular bird sorts find their home at Listarum, specially in spring, and in autumn the very rare Eurasian Jay is often spotted here. 

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There are no human activities in Listarumsåsen, so don´t expect restaurants and bars. It is a picnic area, so bring your own food and enjoy the nature 100%.

 

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Listarumsåsen is a part of Gårdlosa walk, a 8 miles walk around Smedstorp area, with lots of natural and historical spots. 

 

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