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

  • GETTING TO THE START POINT BY CAR

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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

  • ROUTE FROM THE START TO THE END

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Hiking around Vågøyvatnet in Bodø
  • NATURE ALONG THE HIKING ROUTE
Hiking around Vågøyvatnet in Bodø
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