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Trillemarka Nature Reserve

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Trillemarka Nature Reserve Photo: Haakon Haaverstad
Trillemarka Nature Reserve Photo: Haakon Haaverstad
Trillemarka Nature Reserve Photo: Haaverstad
Trillemarka Nature Reserve Photo: Kjell Hongseth
Trillemarka Nature Reserve Photo: Kjell Hongseth
Trillemarka Nature Reserve Photo: Kjell Hongseth

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In central part of eastern Norway, on the border between Sigdal and Numedal valleys, you can find the last of the last big wilderness forest areas of Norway. 205 km2 continuous mountain old growth forests, with the last fairly intact extensive valley, named Trillemarka. The area is situated 100 km west of the capital Oslo.

Trillemarka - Rollagsfjell has all the qualities of the original Norwegian forests:
A broken country with untouched valleys and mountain sides, rivers and spectacular small and big lakes, very old trees and forests, and a huge amount of species dependent on natural forest dynamics.
The area constitute a paradise for outdoor recreation and experience of virgin forests and untouched nature, and it is the last bastion for a lot of redlisted species.

Norway is at the bottom of forest protection in the boreal forests. Caused by an intensive forestry, spread around in the most of the forests, there are very little old growth forests left, and especially large, continuous wilderness areas are rear.
Among 40 known areas larger than 10 km2, Trillemarka - Rollagsfjell is the largest and the most valuable of them.

Kilde: www.trillemarka.no

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Trillemarka Nature Reserve

In central part of eastern Norway, on the border between Sigdal and Numedal valleys, you can find the last of the last big wilderness forest areas of...

Trillemarka Nature Reserve

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In Numedal you are surrounded by nature, history and tradition. See stave churches, go hiking on the Hardangervidda or meet wolves at Langedrag.

What to do in Numedal

Numedal makes a great backdrop for outdoor family activities. Try rafting down the Numedalslågen River, riding, walking and cycling.

Getting to Numedal and around

Numedal is best accessed by car, however you can also make your way here by train and bus.

Numedal

Located midway between Kongsberg and Geilo, Numedal blends Norwegian nature, culture and traditions into a pleasant experience.

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The vast mountain plateau of Hardangervidda is one of Europe's largest. It is also home to Northern Europe’s largest stock of reindeer.

Key facts about Numedal

The Numedal Valley has a rich history and a unique cultural heritage. The former trading route is also home to four stave churches.
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