Trørød Forest

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Trørød Forest (Danish: Trørød Skov or Trørød Hegn), between Trørød and Vedbæk, is a small forest in Rudersdal Municipality, approximately 20 kilometres north of Copenhagen, Denmark. It adjoins the bog Maglemosen on the north as well as Enrum Forest.

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History

Once an inlet, Vedbæk Fjord, Maglemosen is known for the so-called Maglemosian culture. Trørød Forest contains 39 burial mounds from the late part of the Bronze Age (c. 10005000 B. C.). [1]

The forest was owned by the crown but almost disappeared in the 18th century due to deforestation. The current forest is the result of a reforestation programme which began in about 1800. [2]

Access

Access is from Trørødvej, Gøngehusvej, Grisestien, Caroline Mathildevej, Lindevangsvej and Gøngetoften. Two parking lots are available on Trørødvej. [3]

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References

  1. "Ture I Københavns Omegn" (PDF) (in Danish). Københavns Amt. Retrieved 2014-01-02.
  2. "Trørød Hegn". Naturstyrelsen. Retrieved 2014-02-02.
  3. "Trørød Skov" (in Danish). Rudersdal Kommune. Retrieved 2014-02-02.

Coordinates: 55°50′42″N12°33′22″E / 55.845°N 12.556°E / 55.845; 12.556