Svartskogen forest in Bodø

This is a quite long hike that starts at the large parking lot by Maskinisten, just outside the Bodø city center and goes in a circle through a forest called Svartskogen. The total distance on his forest hike is around 11.45 kilometers, which take around 2 hours with normal hiking speed, and a couple of small breaks along the way. There are a couple of intersections here and there, so you might want to download and follow the gpx track, or study the map and hike route video further down so you know where to go. This is a great hiking route to check out if you like long forest walks in a nice scenery

This is a quite long hike that starts at the large parking lot by Maskinisten, just outside the Bodø city center and goes in a circle through a forest called Svartskogen. The total distance on his forest hike is around 11.45 kilometers, which take around 2 hours with normal hiking speed, and a couple of small breaks along the way. There are a couple of intersections here and there, so you might want to download and follow the gpx track, or study the map and hike route video further down so you know where to go. This is a great route to check out if you like long forest walks in a nice scenery, which is near the city

Svartskogen forest in Bodø

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Svartskogen forest in Bodø

The 11.45 kilometer hike around Svartskogen forest starts at this large parking lot at Maskinisten, located just outside the city center of Bodø

Svartskogen forest in Bodø

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Svartskogen forest in Bodø
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 km and takes about 1.5 hours

Skivikvatnet lake on Straumøya

Skivikvatnet lake on Straumøya

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Spring hike to Steigtindvatnet in Bodø

Steigtindvatnet lake in Bodø

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Mjelle beach in Bodø

Beach trip to Mjelle in Bodø

This beach trip goes to Mjelle, which lies a 30 minute drive from the city center of Bodø. There is a 15 min walk from the parking to the beach

Ospvika beach on Kjerringøy

Ospvika beach on Kjerringøy

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Forest hike at Evjen

Forest hike at Evjen in Bodø

Nice little forest hike that goes in a circle at Evjen in Bodø. The total distance of the route is around 3.25 kilometers, with an easy terrain all the way

Small lakes below Mjønesskaret

Small lakes below Mjønesskaret

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