Folsom in Blomskog
 
 
Welcome to Hostel Folsom in Blomskog
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Hostel Folsom is located near elk and mushroom forests in Western Värmland.
Canoe, fish and enjoy the beautiful nature in the easily accessible lakes and Dalslands channel. The Norwegian border is close and daytrips to Oslo are possible..

Hostel Folsom is located in the beautiful countryside of Värmland. The building, a renovated school opened as a hostel in the summer of 1997.

Blomskog is full of things to see:
- Amerikabrevet: A community play which will be performed every summer on the first weekend in July.
- Climb the path to the "Borgås Man", a well-known Blomskog symbol for a fantastic view with a good picnic spot. The man has been joined by a "stone hag" who stands guard on the otheer side of the valley - also accessible by a marked trail.

Activities

Blomskog is full of things to do:
- All weather fishing at one of the many lakes near the hostel.
- Pedal a rail trolley (dressin)between Bengtsfors and Ärjäng. 52 km of breath-taking scenery.
- Canoeing and bicycling are great ways to discover Western Värmland's beautiful nature. Canoe as well as bicycle renting is possible. Ask at arrival.
- Swimming is available at a shallow sand beach, just 3 km from the hostel and at nearby lakes.
- Golfers will enjoy "Svensby Lake's" 18-hole golf course. 10 km east of Ärjäng.
- Racing and horse enthousiasts will enjoy the harness racing track and the Nordic Trotting Museum.
- Shoppers and handicraft enthusiasts don't want to miss the mid-september Ärjängs market.