Nature galleries

Nature galleries from Bodø and the rest of the Salten region in Northern Norway, with map location markers. Find inspiration for your next hikes and trips here
Winter at Kjerringøy in Northern Norway

Winter at Kjerringøy in Nordland

Winter landscape from Kjerringøy outside Bodø, which is located in Northern Norway. Buildings are of Kjerringøy Handelsted, an old trade post

Kayak trip to Valnesvatnet lake in Bodø

Kayaking on Valnesvatnet in Bodø

Cloudy day kayak trip on Valnesvatnet lake in Bodø, with the endpoint as Falkflogvika. This is where the Litlvatnet river meets Valnesvatnet

Nordfjordelva river in Sørfold municipality

Nordfjordelva river towards Rago

Autumn hike along Nordfjordelva river, towards Storskogvatnet in Rago National Park. Located at Sørfold municipality in Northern Norway

Autumn nature in Northern Norway

Around Bodø on a sunny autumn day

Pictures from Bodø municipality taken on a sunny autumn day, early in the season. These pictures are from Bodøsjøen, Futelva river, and Skjelstad

Northern Norwegian autumn nature

Autumn nature pictures from Bodø

Nature gallery taken here and there in Bodø on a sunny day in the autumn. These pics are from Åseli, Tverlandet, and Saltstraumen tidal current

Winter in Northern Norway

Winter on a sunny day in Norway

Winter landscape from Northern Norway taken on a sunny day in Bodø and Fauske. These pics are from Valnesfjorden, Mørkvedbukta, Bodøsjøen

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

Kayaking around Vatnvatnet in Bodø

Kayak trip to Vatnvatnet in Bodø

This kayak trip goes in a circle around the upper parts of Vatnvatnet lake in Bodø. The distance if this route is 6.5 km and takes about 1.5 hours

Tussvatnet lake in Bodø

Hike to Tussvatnet lake in Bodø

This is an easy 3.74 kilometer long hike that starts at Arlia by the road Soløyvannsveien and goes through the forest up to Tussvatnet

Sørfjorden in Sjunkhatten National Park

Hike to Sørfjorden in Sjunkhatten

This hike goes to Sørfjorden in Sjunkhatten National Park in Bodø municipality. The distance of this hiking route is 4.65 kilometers each way

Seashore hiking along Elvefjorden

Seashore hike along Elvefjorden

This seashore hike starts at the parking lot by the Åseli bridge in Bodø municipality, from here you cross the road and follow the coastline

Knaplundsøya in Bodø

Forest hike on Knaplundsøya

This hike starts by the church at Saltstraumen and follows a forest road on Knaplundsøya. The endpoint of the hike is a nice vantage point

Store Sandvika in Bodø municipality

Seashore hiking to Store Sandvika

This shore hike starts between Tverlandet and Saltstraumen and follows the sea until you reach a bay called Store Sandvika, 2.26 km from start

Børvatnet lake in Bodø

Kayaking around Børvatnet lake

This kayak trip goes around the lake Børvatnet in Bodø municipality. Børvatnet lies between the mountain range of Børvasstindene and Børnupen