Skjelstad nature reserve in Bodø

This trip goes to the beautiful Skjelstad nature reserve outside Bodø city. Driving from Bodø towards Festvåg you come to a long stretch on the road, here you can park on the left side of the road and continue on foot from here. This is a great place to spend a nice summer day by the sea, as there is a nice beach here as well. This place is best to visit when the tide is low, as most of the area gets covered by water when the tide is high. While walking around here you get a nice view of Vågøya island, Landegode island in the far distance, and the Mjelle mountains

This trip goes to the beautiful Skjelstad nature reserve outside Bodø city. Driving from Bodø towards Festvåg you come to a long stretch on the road, here you can park on the left side of the road and continue on foot from here. This is a great place to spend a nice summer day by the sea, as there is a nice beach here as well. This place is best to visit when the tide is low, as most of the area gets covered by water when the tide is high. While walking around here you get a nice view of Vågøya island, Landegode island, and the Mjelle mountains. Be sure to leave everything just the way you found it, as this place is a nature reserve

Memorize the location of the marker above and insert it again manually if needed, when making the road route on your phone using Google Maps

Skjelstad nature reserve in Bodø

This is where the excursion to Skjelstad nature reserve outside Bodø starts. Park along the side of the road and walk down towards the shore

Skjelstad nature reserve in Bodø

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