Vitberget in the center of Skellefteå
Two kilometers from the center you will find Vitberget, an outdoor area for those who love nature. Skiing, snowboarding, berry picking, shorter hiking trails, electric light trails and much more can be found here, as well as the Skellefteå Bike Arena with pump tracks, skills park and MTB tracks. Regardless of the season, Vitberget offers a fantastic nature and exercise experience for all ages.
Facilities at Vitberget
Play and learn in the woods
Just by the start of the 3 km track, close to the parking lot, there are two obstacle courses that suit the whole family. The larger obstacle course is about 300 m long with ten different obstacles of varying degrees of difficulty. The course is most suitable for adults and young people from 12 years and up. Just nearby there's a children's obstacle course suitable for those under 12 years. There are also nature paths full of information in swedish and english for the the discoverer, where you and your children can learn all about our plants and animals. You can also learn what to do if you get lost. A perfect forrest adventure for the family!
Skellefteå Bike Arena
At the top of Vitberget you'll find one of Scandinavia's largest bike parks. A modern bicycle park that includes a large pump track, skills loop, dirt track, and three fine MTB loops of varying difficulty with bridges and wooden structures nicely integrated into the surrounding nature.
On hot summer days, Vitbergsbadet is perfect for families with children. Here you can swim in the large pool, children's pool, hot water pool and whirlpool. But you can also play in the water slides, and in the obstacle course and bouncy castles on dry land.
Freedom to roam
The Swedish freedom to roam is fantastic! It makes it possible for everyone to practice outdoor life and move freely and easily in nature, but it also places certain demands on those who visit it. Read more about the possibilities and obligations of the right of public access here.
The slopes of Vitberget
Enjoy the slopes of Vitberget on either skies or snowboard, and do so with a gorgeous view of Skellefteå. There are both ski and snowboard schools for the younger ones, as well as a slope for the kids with a treadmill for an easy climb. The kids slope is situated next to the main slope, and the children can practice going down safely. When it's time for a break there are several options for food. You can warm up in the heating cabin at the foot of the slope, buy food in the kiosk or heat up your lunch box.
Ski trails at Vitberget
If cross-country skiing is your go-to winter activity, there are many options on Vitberget. During winter, one of Sweden's most complete and cost-efficient nordic skiing systems provides a wide range of short and long routes. The season is extended with the help of the artificial snow tracks that are available, and if you want to challenge yourself, you can go on a track where you choose whether you want to go 7 or 10 kilometers. There are tracks both with and without lighting, so adjust your ride according to the time of day or ride with a headlamp. If you train at the ski stadium, there is a shower, toilet and changing room available at Skellefteå Ski Club, and there you can also wallow your skis.