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Hike to Dønhaug, round trip from the boat dock

Hike to Dønhaug, round trip from the boat dock Photo: Silje Myklebust Mathiesen Hike to Dønhaug, round trip from the boat dock Photo: Silje Myklebust Mathiesen Hike to Dønhaug, round trip from the boat dock Photo: Silje Myklebust Mathiesen Hike to Dønhaug, round trip from the boat dock Photo: Silje Myklebust Mathiesen Hike to Dønhaug, round trip from the boat dock Photo: Silje Myklebust Mathiesen Hike to Dønhaug, round trip from the boat dock Photo: Silje Myklebust Mathiesen
Hike to Dønhaug, round trip from the boat dock Photo: Silje Myklebust Mathiesen
Hike to Dønhaug, round trip from the boat dock Photo: Silje Myklebust Mathiesen
Hike to Dønhaug, round trip from the boat dock Photo: Silje Myklebust Mathiesen
Hike to Dønhaug, round trip from the boat dock Photo: Silje Myklebust Mathiesen
Hike to Dønhaug, round trip from the boat dock Photo: Silje Myklebust Mathiesen
Hike to Dønhaug, round trip from the boat dock Photo: Silje Myklebust Mathiesen

Hike facts

Effort level
  • Easy
Duration
  • 1 hour

Contact information

Description

Location
Uskedalen.

Map
Folgefonna National Park

Start
Uskedal B åthavn (Marina).

Parking
By the old school in the town center. Large parking lot with an information board for Uskedalen.

Marking
There are no markings along the road. Signs where necessary.

Grading
Green
Easy hike. Large parts of the route may be used with baby carriages or motorized wheelchairs.

Difference in altitude
0 - 50m AMSL

Estimated Time
1 hour

Recommended advice
Alternative access to the route can be by the gas station, the camping area, the Spar grocery shop, or Uskedal school. It is steep for wheelchairs and baby carriages from Kjærlandsvegen to Dønhaug. An alternative choice of route might be to turn towards Dønhaug gardsbarnehage (Farm Kindergarden) and use the road above the barn. Be cautious when crossing highway 48.

Overview
Follow the signs from the marina. This is a Easy hike, passing a swimming area (beach), grazing animals, and old, characteristic housing. From Dønhaug there is a wide view over the town, Storsundet, Skorpo and the Hardanger Fjord. This hike is suited for getting to know Uskedal and the surrounding area.

Trail marking

This hike is signposted and the level of difficulty indicated by colour-coded icons. Green is easiest, blue is moderate, red is demanding, and black is very demanding.

Facilities

  • Nature and terrain

    • asphalt
    • gravel
  • Grading

    • easy
    • marked trails with colour grading
  • Duration

    • 1 hour

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Hike to Dønhaug, round trip from the boat dock - Photo: Silje Myklebust Mathiesen

Hike to Dønhaug, round trip from the boat dock

Location Uskedalen. Map Folgefonna National Park Start Uskedal B åthavn (Marina). Parking By the old school in the town center. Large parking lot...

Hike to Dønhaug, round trip from the boat dock

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More about this area

Sunnhordland

Sunnhordland lies south of Bergen at the mouth of the Hardangerfjord, and is known for the Folgefonna National Park and the Barony in Rosendal.

Getting to Sunnhordland

The main road E39 goes through Sunnhordland, and express boats to and from Bergen and Stavanger call at Leirvik.

Tourist information in Sunnhordland

The main tourist information office for Sunnhordland is located in Leirvik.

The Hardangerfjord

The Hardangerfjord, not far from Bergen, is especially known for fruit tree blossoming in spring, Folgefonna Glacier and Vøringsfossen Waterfall.

What to Do in Sunnhordland

In Sunnhordland you can go hiking in the mountains, fish for trout in the rivers and for pollack in the sea – all in one day.

Where to stay in Sunnhordland

Stay in a cabin in the mountains, or in a luxurious hotel by the fjord. Guest houses such as Kubbervik and Bekkjarvik ooze charm and atmosphere.
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