Hike route to Sørfjorden in Sjunkhatten National Park

This hike starts at the parking lot at the highest point on the road Vatnveien outside Bodø city. From here you cross the road and follow the path, eventually, you enter Sjunkhatten National Park, with Sørfjorden as the endpoint of this hike. The distance from the parking lot to Sørfjorden ends up at around 4.65 km, which takes about 1 hour and 20 minutes. Much of this hike goes through bog and dirt, so it's recommended to take this hike when the weather has been nice lately, otherwise, you might get your feet wet. There are plank bridges over most of the wet areas until you reach the border of Sjunkhatten National Park, from here there are no more planks to cross the bogs. If it has rained much recently, you might want to wait until the sun have dried the ground

This hike starts at the parking lot at the highest point on the road Vatnveien outside Bodø city. From here you cross the road and follow the path, eventually, you enter Sjunkhatten National Park, with Sørfjorden as the endpoint of this hike. The distance from the parking lot to Sørfjorden ends up at around 4.65 km, which takes about 1 hour and 20 minutes. Much of this hike goes through bog and dirt, so it’s recommended to take this hike when the weather has been nice lately, otherwise, you might get your feet wet. There are plank bridges over most of the wet areas until you reach the border of Sjunkhatten National Park, from here there are no more planks to cross the bogs. If it has rained much recently, you might want to postpone this trip until the sun have dried the ground some

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Hike to Sørfjorden in Sjunkhatten

Sørfjorden in Sjunkhatten National park starts at this parking lot, at the highest point on the road. The hiking path starts just across the road

  • ROUTE FROM THE START TO THE END

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Hike to Sørfjorden in Sjunkhatten
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