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Saltfjellet Svartisen National Park

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From fjord to mountains, caves and glacier
Saltfjellet/Svartisen is the most varied of Norway?s national parks, stretching from the green but wild Nordfjord in the west, over high mountains and eternal ice to fertile valleys and mountain birch with still rivers, and in the east the open fells of Saltfjellet with their great glacial sediments. Svartisen glacier is the largest ice-sheet in northern Scandinavia, covering 370 km2. The limestone bedrock supports a rich flora with many rare species. The traditional reindeer herding areas include an outstanding collection of Sami monuments.
OUTDOOR RECREATION:
A multitude of activities

Saltfjellet-Svartisen National Park offers attractive wilderness for outdoor recreation. Here you can participate in glacial walks and cave exploration. A wide range of marked trails attracts the hiker. For instance, the old route from Rana to Salten is now marked as a footpath. You'll find accommodation in unstaffed tourist cabins. Many of them old log cabins and mountain farms used by the tourist association and open to the public.

Saltfjellet is an attractive area for hunting and fishing. The National Park offers fine trout and char fishing, in some valleys there are many elks, and in good years grouse are in abundance. Remember to get hunting and fishing licenses.

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Saltfjellet Svartisen National Park

Saltfjellet Svartisen National Park

From fjord to mountains, caves and glacier Saltfjellet/Svartisen is the most varied of Norway?s national parks, stretching from the green but wild...

Saltfjellet Svartisen National Park

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