The roaring waterfall of Styggforsen is 36 metres tall, and the steep cliffs and the dark, tall pineforest adds a magical and dramatic atmosphere to your visit.
The unique geological formations are a result of both the big meteor crash and the eroding forces of the iceage.
In the old days there were many watermills here (28 at its peek) and we are reminded of that by a replica of one of them. There were also a brickyard here and they manufactured cement and even grinding stones for a limited time.
The first powerstation of Boda was built here in 1913.
By the parkinglot of the natural scenery preservation, you will find an information- and coffee cottage. From the cottage you can follow a 750 meters long path around the area.
Open during the summer. Guided tours.
Styggforsen is situated 20 km north of Rättvik and 1 km west of the church in Boda.
Translation made by: Maria Brandes