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

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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

Hiking around Vågøyvatnet in Bodø

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Hiking around Vågøyvatnet in Bodø
Spring hike to Steigtindvatnet in Bodø

Steigtindvatnet lake in Bodø

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Vatnvatnet lake in Bodø

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Kayaking around Vatnvatnet in Bodø

Kayak trip to Vatnvatnet in Bodø

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Skautuva mountain in Bodø

Mountain hike to Skautuva

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Hovdsundet beach outside Bodø city

Hovdsundet beach in Bodø

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Valnesfossen waterfall in Bodø

Valnesfossen waterfall in Bodø

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Ospvika beach on Kjerringøy

Ospvika beach on Kjerringøy

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