Paddlare på Rogen

Canoeing in Rogen a memory for life

Rogen's nature reserve is a maze of small and large lakes between long winding ridges surrounded by powerful mountains. Rent a canoe and choose between trips with different levels of difficulty.

The paddling opportunities are many and can be adapted to ability and level of ambition.
The season starts one week before the Swedish midsummer holiday, in mid June, until mid September. Before and after this period, it is often too harsh conditions in Rogen due to weather, snow conditions and possible ice.
The summer of 2020 the activity are being managed from Käringsjön where canoes, paddles, life jackets and tour information service are located. You and your travel party arrange the transport yourself to and from Käringsjön. Driving from Tännäs takes about 40 minutes by car and approximately one hour från Funäsdalen.


Canoing in Rogen

The paddling in the Rogen area begins on the protected "Finger lakes" north of Rogen itself. From the first lake, "Käringsjön", you can choose a southern route down towards Rogenstugan or a western route that takes you through several lake systems in the direction of Skedbrostugan. Both options include shorter portagings.

The paddling route can be infinitely varied. Lake Rogen itself is extensive and requires calm weather to be able to paddle. Therefore, take plenty of time to explore the beautiful area. You can mix paddling with hiking up to the lake Bredåsjön, make a hike to the top of Bustvålen or some other exciting mountain. See more tour tips below.

It´s possible to stay over night at Rogenstugan and Skedbrostugan, that belongs to the Swedish tourist association (STF). (The summer of 2020 you need to pre-book).

The activity will be updated for the summer season 2021.


Canoe, paddles, and life jackets are booked on site in Käringsjön with Kerstin Persson and Per-Roger Wiberg:

Address: Käringsjön 121, 840 94 Tännäs
Phone: + 46 684-280 22

Opening hours: Every day from 10.00 - 18.00 from June 12 until September 15.



Canoe, paddles and life jackets, see price list (in Swedish), toll for the road 40 SEK and parking 20 SEK/night
Payment: Canoe rental, fishing licence and maps are payed in cash at Käringsjön. 
This is included: Information, canoe, paddles and life jackets for two.

Good to know

Number of days: We recommend a minimum of 3 days. A week is common.
Map: Z59 Rogen 1:50 000
Fishing licenses: The County council of Jämtland Ruhtven Sihjte and Tännäs Fishery area.
Other equipment: At Topsport in Funäsdalen you will find all outdoor equipment to buy or rent.
Tip: Please read FAQs about paddling on Rogen and our tour tips below.


About the area Rogen

The landscape is a result of the ice age that created the unique Rogen moraine. Between the ridges, the water system allows the paddler to discover beautiful ponds, smaller lakes and long rivers. The relatively easy access to the wilderness makes Rogen a very popular area for outdoor activities, not least for canoeing.

The barren ground is covered with scattered stones and logs with a long history. In many places, the pine forest is between 500 - 1000 years old and the old dry logs provide a special experience.

Fauna and animal life

Due to the climate and the harsh terrain, there are mostly unusual species found here. The fauna lives and thrives because of the water system in Rogen, which both reindeer, elk, lynx, bears, beavers, otters and other animals like. During a canoe trip, it is not uncommon to encounter osprey, larvae, ducks and waders.

Fishing in Rogen and Femundsmarka is well known and Rogen has some of the largest hares and trout in Scandinavia. Fishing with fly or reel.

Infinite variety

In Rogen and Femundsmarka it is not difficult to cut off days, up to weeks, without getting bored. The many different types of landscapes to discover present challenges with variation depending on how much adventure you as a visitor in the area want to be involved with.

We think about the environment

We protect the environment and do not accept debris or destruction in nature. Everything that we as visitors carry into the nature area should be taken from there. Obviously, the right of public access must be followed. It is appreciated if visitors pick up garbage, even if someone else brought it there. Rogen Nature Reserve and Femundsmarka National Park are clean and unspoilt and we have a shared responsibility for it to continue that way.