Other adventures in Bodø and Salten

Bodø and the rest of the Salten region got lots of gorgeous places to visit, here are some destinations worth checking out. Complete guides on how to get to the start point, the route to the destination itself, and what the endpoint looks like. With the help of maps, pictures, and videos, you can find your way even if you are a stranger to the region. Each route that involves hiking has a GPX track that you can download to keep track of where you are according to the trail, using any free GPX viewer from the app store, with the GPS activated on your phone. This might come in handy for the longer routes, where you can't see where the endpoint is located

Bodø and the rest of the Salten region got lots of gorgeous places to visit, here are some destinations worth checking out. Complete guides on how to get to the start point, the route to the destination itself, and what the endpoint looks like. With the help of maps, pictures, and videos, you can find your way even if you are a stranger to the region. Each route that involves hiking has a GPX track that you can download to keep track of where you are according to the trail, using any GPX viewer apps with the GPS activated on your phone. This might come in handy for the longer routes, where you can’t see where the endpoint is

Hike to Fykantrappa and Rallarbrakka

Fykantrappa up to Rallarbrakka

This hike goes to the Fykan stairway in Meløy, with Rallarbrakka as the endpoint. The stairs consist of 1129 steps going 300 meters up the mountainside

Ramskjell in Beiarn municipality

Car trip to Ramskjell in Beiarn

This trip goes by car to beautiful Ramskjell in Beiarn municipality. Here you park up at Ramskjellvatnet lake and explore the beautiful area on your own

Skjelstad nature reserve in Bodø

Skjelstad nature reserve in Bodø

This trip goes to the beautiful Skjelstad nature reserve just outside the Bodø city center, nice area to take a little stroll on with a beach at the end

Tverlandet nature reserve in Bodø

Tverlandet nature reserve in Bodø

This is a short little stroll that goes to Tverlandet nature reserve which is located a bit outside Bodø city, and a few kilometers away from Tverlandet

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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

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 kilometers and takes about 1.5 hours

Straumvatnet lake in Sørfold municipality

Kayaking around Straumvatnet lake

This kayak trip goes to Straumvatnet lake, which is located in Sørfold municipality. The full round takes around 3 hours with calm speed and some breaks

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 to get there

Forest hike along Futelva

Forest hike along Futelva in Bodø

This hike follows Futelva river outside Bodø city as far as it goes, before heading up to Soløyvatnet lake and back to the start point through the forest