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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 have to offer. The road up Gjerdalen valley is open between 15. July and 15. October and goes around 17 kilometres in. Driving a car this 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 in Sørfold. After taking off the main road, follow the road along Kobbvatnet lake for around 2.4 kilometres until a small road on the left side leads into the forest, this is where the dirt road up Gjerdalen valley starts

Gjerdalen in SørfoldGjerdalen in Sørfold municipality

Gjerdalen in Sørfold municipalityMemorize the marker and fill it in again manually if needed when you create the driving route on your phone using Google Maps

Start point by Kobbvatnet Lake

Gjerdalen in Sørfold municipalityIf you take the trip up Gjerdalen by bike you can park and start biking from here. Follow the road until you reach the intersection

Gjerdalen in Sørfold municipality

Gjerdalen in Sørfold municipality