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Top Trails of the Silkeborg Area

Photo: Carsten Dall

Pack your rucksack and head off on a walk near Silkeborg. The rambling trails in and around Silkeborg vary in severity and length – just as the landscape alternates between woodland, heath, hills and valleys. See descriptions and maps of the various routes below.

Trækstien / Old Bargerman's Path, Silkeborg-Randers

Trækstien  is a trail between Silkeborg and Randers, which follows the old tow paths of the River Gudenå.

Nordskoven

The location of Nordskoven , it being so close to the city center, and its hilly terrain is what makes it such an attractive place for both hiking an...

Hærvejen / The Ancient Road

Hærvejen, which consists of a cycling/rambling trail and a bridal path, passes close by Silkeborg. Not only is it a scenic route, but it is also a his...

Gjern Bakker

Gjern Bakker has emerged as an edge in front of a glacier, which has since been cut through the large quantities of melt water during the last ice age...

Sindbjerg and Stoubjerg

Sindbjerg and Stoubjerg are the names of two heather-clad peaks, located in a stunning heathland north of Sejs  - approximately 5 km south-east of Sil...

Himmelbjerget / Sky Mountain

Himmelbjerget , or the Sky Mountain, has for many years been a popular destination for all people visiting the Lake District. It has one of the bes...

Gudenåen and Skjernåens kilder

This is a beautiful walk along the Gudenå river and Sjernå river. The trail information is currently only available in Danish, but the map is easy to ...

Sletten and Slåensø

Sletten and Slåensø is two beautiful forest and lake areas near Himmelbjerget. Slåensø is one of the cleanest lakes in Denmark, so clean in fact that ...

Krabbe's green circle trail

A beautiful and diverse trail around the small city of Kjellerup. The trail information is currently only available in Danish, but the map is easy to ...

A historical walk downtown SIlkeborg

Nature walk Horsens-Silkeborg

A beautiful 2-3 day trail. The trail information is currently only available in Danish, but the map is easy to understand and follow if you wish to wa...

Walking trail Aarhus - Silkeborg

A beautiful 2-3 day trail. The trail information is currently only available in Danish, but the map is easy to understand and follow if you wish to wa...

MTB-track in Vesterskoven

Vesterskoven has a 20 km long blue MTB track. The plan is that Vesterskoven will have a red and black track as well. The track is often maintained, mo...

MTB-tracks in Norskoven

Nordskoven has 3 MTB-tracks - one blue (9.4 km), one red (11.5 km) and one black (12.4 km). The blue track is for beginners and the red and black trac...

Bølling Sø

This is a beautiful trail around the lake Bølling Sø near Silkeborg. The trail information is currently only available in Danish, but the map is easy ...