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Walking along the river Akerselva

Walking along the river Akerselva Photo: Daniel Kløvstad
Walking along the river Akerselva Photo: VisitOSLO/Nancy Bundt
Walking along the river Akerselva

Hike facts

Landscape
  • Forest
Season:
All year

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Description

Follow the river Akerselva from Maridalsvannet to Vaterland park in the centre of Oslo.

The riverwalk is 8 km of recreation, through forests and old history, fishing, swimming and several waterfalls. The highest waterfall is next to "Hønse-Lovisas hus" and the Beier bridge.

Categories

  • Hiking Hiking

Transportation


Bus No.54 > Kjelsås Metro No.5 > Nydalen

Facilities

  • Activities

    • walking
    • swimming
    • river bathing
    • bicycle tours
    • guided town walk
  • Nature and terrain

    • beach
    • grass area
    • mixed forest
    • river
    • geological finds
    • angling
    • hiking area
  • Season

    • all year round

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Walking along the river Akerselva - Photo: Daniel Kløvstad

Walking along the river Akerselva

Follow the river Akerselva from Maridalsvannet to Vaterland park in the centre of Oslo. The riverwalk is 8 km of recreation, through forests and old...

Walking along the river Akerselva

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