Gjerdalen in Sørfold

This trip goes to beautiful Gjerdalen in Sørfold municipality. You can either just drive up to the end of the road and enjoy the amazing nature along the way, or bike for a better nature experience. Along the way, there are lots of places to stop and explore what Gjerdalen has to offer. The road up Gjerdalen valley is open between 15. July and 15. October and goes around 17 kilometers in. Driving a car this route takes around half an hour, but expect to spend hours of you stop for some exploring and photo shoots. From Bodø city it is a 1 hour and 45 minutes drive to get to the start point by Kobbvatnet lake in Sørfold. After taking off the main road, follow the road along Kobbvatnet lake for around 2.4 kilometers until you come to a small road on the left side that leads into the forest, this is where the dirt road up Gjerdalen valley starts. If you plan to take this trip by car, just make sure to do so between 15. July and 15. October

This trip goes to beautiful Gjerdalen in Sørfold municipality. You can either just drive up to the end of the road and enjoy the amazing nature along the way, or bike for a better nature experience. Along the way, there are lots of places to stop and explore what Gjerdalen has to offer. The road up Gjerdalen valley is open between 15. July and 15. October and goes around 17 kilometers in. Driving a car this route takes around half an hour, but expect to spend hours of you stop for some exploring and photo shoots. From Bodø city it is a 1 hour and 45 minutes drive to get to the start point by Kobbvatnet lake in Sørfold. After taking off the main road, follow the road along Kobbvatnet lake for around 2.4 kilometers until you come to a small road on the left side that leads into the forest, this is where the dirt road up Gjerdalen valley starts. If you plan to take this trip by car, just make sure to go between 15. July and 15. October

Gjerdalen in Sørfold municipality

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Gjerdalen in Sørfold municipality

If you take the trip to Gjerdalen by bicycle, you can park and start from here. Follow the road until you reach the intersection and turn left

Gjerdalen in Sørfold municipality
Gjerdalen in Sørfold municipality

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Skivikvatnet lake on Straumøya

Skivikvatnet lake on Straumøya

This hike goes to a small lake on Straumøya called Skivikvatnet. Straumøya is located across the fjord from Bodø city, next to Saltstraumen

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

Vatnvatnet lake in Bodø

Hike to upper Vatnvatnet in Bodø

This hike starts at the parking lot at the highest point of the road Vatnveien, from here you take a stroll down to the upper parts of Vatnvatnet lake

Kobbvatnet lake in Sørfold

Kayaking around Kobbvatnet lake

This kayak trip starts at Kobbvatnet Camping in Sørfold and follows the shore around Kobbvatnet lake. The distance if this route is around 10 km

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