Kayaking around Valnesvatnet

This kayak trip follows the shore along Valnesvatnet lake in Bodø until you end up right back at where you started. The distance of this trip ends up at around 16.5 kilometers if you follow the shore into all the bays along the way. The trip ends up at about 4 hours with a calm kayaking speed, and some breaks on the shore here and there to stretch the back and have a snack. If you just kayak for the exercise, you can do this trip in much less time. The nature along the way is beautiful, with a mix of forest and rocky landscape with majestic mountains visible in the distance. There are several nice spots on land to check out as well during the trip

This kayak trip follows the shore along Valnesvatnet lake in Bodø until you end up right back at where you started. The distance of this trip ends up at around 16.5 km if you follow the shore into all the bays along the way. The trip ends up at about 4 hours with a calm kayaking speed, and some breaks on the shore here and there to stretch the back and have a snack. If you just kayak for the exercise, you can do this trip in much less time. The nature along the way is beautiful, with a mix of forest and rocky landscape with majestic mountains visible in the distance. There are several nice spots on land to check out as well

Kayaking around Valnesvatnet lake

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

Kayaking around Valnesvatnet lake

This is what the parking lot by Valnesvatnet looks like. From here there is a short way down to the shore, where you start your kayak trip

Kayaking around Valnesvatnet lake

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Small lakes below Mjønesskaret

Small lakes below Mjønesskaret

This hike starts at the end of Vatnveien road and goes up to some small lakes below Mjønesskaret, between Blombakkfjellet and Mjønesfjellet

Keiservarden in Bodø

Hike to Keiservarden in Bodø

The hike to Keiservarden starts at the big parking lot below Turisthytta in Bodø. From here you walk the dirt road up the forest and follow the path

Hovdsundet beach outside Bodø city

Hovdsundet beach in Bodø

This hike starts on the road up towards Mjelle, from here you walk down to the sea. Follow the shore for 3 km until you reach Hovdsundet