Beach trips in Bodø and Salten

Bodø and the rest of the Salten region in Nordland are located next to the coastline, with a great selection of beaches in various sections that you can visit on sunny summer days. These guides will show you how to get to them, with the help of maps, pictures and a video. You will have no problem finding your way to them, even if you are a stranger to the region. For the beach trips that require some hiking to get to them, you will also find everything you need for that part. The routes that requires hiking also got a GPX track that you can download and use on your phone

Bodø and the rest of the Salten region in Nordland are located next to the coastline, with a great selection of beaches in various sections that you can visit on sunny summer days. These guides will show you how to get to them, with the help of maps, pictures and a video. You will have no problem finding your way to them, even if you are a stranger to the region. For the beach trips that require some hiking to get to them, you will also find everything you need for that part. The routes that requires hiking also got a GPX track that you can download and use on your phone to keep track of where you are according to the route

Straumøya in Bodø
Ospvika beach on Kjerringøy

Ospvika beach on Kjerringøy

This trip goes to Ospvika Beach which lies almost at the end of the road on Kjerringøy. To get here you have to take the ferry from Festvåg to Misten

Mjelle beach in Bodø

Beach trip to Mjelle in Bodø

This beach trip goes to Mjelle, which lies a 30 minute drive from the city center of Bodø. There is a 15 min walk from the parking to the beach

Ausvika beach in Bodø

Ausvika beach in Bodø

Ausvika beach is located just 15 minutes away from the city center. From Bodø you drive towards Festvåg on the northern side of the city

Storvika beach in Gildeskål

Storvika beach in Gildeskål

This trip goes to Storvika beach in Gildeskål municipality. This is a long wide beach with a nice and sandy bottom that goes far out into the sea

Langsand Beach on Sandhornøya

Langsand beach on Sandhornøya

This trip goes to the beautiful Langsand beach on Sandhornøya in Gildeskål. This is a huge beach that is located just across the parking lot

Auvika beach in Bodø

Beach trip to Auvika in Bodø

This little hike starts on the road towards Mjelle, from here you take the path down to the ocean and follow the shore until you reach Auvika

Forest hike at Evjen

Forest hike at Evjen in Bodø

Nice little forest hike that goes in a circle at Evjen in Bodø. The total distance of the route is around 3.25 kilometers, with an easy terrain all the way

Bike trip to Valnesfjord in Fauske

Bike trip to Valnesfjord in Fauske

This nice bike trip starts at a parking lot by the road Bringsliveien and goes to Hola in the upper parts of Valnesfjord in Fauske municipality

Evjenrunden hiking route

Nattmålstuva by Evjenrunden

The circle forest hike Evjenrunden starts by the water tower near Evjen, from here you hike up to Nattmålstuva, before continuing back to start

Forest hike at Skaug in Bodø

Forsan at Skaug and beyond

This hike starts just outside Skaug and follows a trail in the forest until you reach small waterfall at Forsan, stop here or continue further

Svartskogen forest in Bodø

Svartskogen forest in Bodø

This is a quite long hike that starts at the parking lot by Maskinisten just outside Bodø city center and goes in a circle through a Svartskogen forest

Heggmokulpen deep pool in Bodø

Heggmokulpen deep pool in Bodø

This is a short forest hike that starts at the parking lot far up by the road Vatnveien in Bodø, with the endpoint the deep pool Heggmokulpen