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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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 shore along the fjord

Finnkonnakken mountain in Bodø

Mountain hike to Finnkonnakken

This mountain hike goes to Finnkonnakken, which is a part of Sjunkhatten National Park outside Bodø city. The peak is a mere 518 meters above sea level

Keiservarden in Bodø

Hike to Keiservarden in Bodø

The hike to Keiservarden starts at the big parking lot below Turisthytta in Bodø. From here you walk the dirt road up the forest and continue along the path

Valnesvatnet lake in Bodø

Kayaking around Valnesvatnet lake

This kayak trip follows the shore around beautiful Valnesvatnet lake in Bodø. The distance around the lake ends up at 16.5 km, which takes about 4 hours

Steigtind mountain in Bodø

Mountain hike to Steigtind

This hike goes up to Steigtind mountain in Bodø. The highest point at Steigtind is 793 meters above sea level, here you get a nice view in all directions

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

Hiking to Storvarden on Sandfjellet

Hiking to Storvarden on Sandfjellet

This hike starts at the parking lot on Kvikstadheia, from here you hike up to the mountain ridge and follow it until you reach a cairn called Storvarden

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