Forest hike around Vågøyvatnet in Bodø

This forest hike starts at the large parking lot at Maskinisten, just outside the Bodø city center. From here the hike goes up to and around a decent sized lake called Vågøyvatnet, before heading back to the parking lot where you started. This is a circle route that ends up at around 6.69 kilometers total, and takes about 1 hour with normal hiking speed. The first half follows a wide dirt road, while the second part on the inner side of the lake follows a smaller forest path

This forest hike starts at the large parking lot at Maskinisten, just outside the Bodø city center. From here the hike goes up to and around a decent sized lake called Vågøyvatnet, before heading back to the parking lot where you started. This is a circle route that ends up at around 6.69 kilometers total, and takes about 1 hour with normal hiking speed. The first half follows a wide dirt road, while the second part on the inner side of the lake follows a smaller forest path

Hiking around Vågøyvatnet in Bodø

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

Hiking around Vågøyvatnet in Bodø

This large parking lot is the start point for the hike around Vågøyvatnet. Take the dirt path to the right where the white sign is further up

Hiking around Vågøyvatnet in Bodø

Activate your location by clicking the target icon in the top left menu. You can then keep live track of where you are according to the hiking route

Hiking around Vågøyvatnet in Bodø
Ramskjell in Beiarn municipality

Car trip to Ramskjell in Beiarn

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Finnkonnakken mountain in Bodø

Mountain hike to Finnkonnakken

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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 Soløyvatnet lake and back to the start point through the forest

Børvatnet lake in Bodø

Kayaking around Børvatnet lake

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