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Hike to KALKESTASJONEN (The Lime Station)

Hike to KALKESTASJONEN (The Lime Station) Photo: Karen LV Hike to KALKESTASJONEN (The Lime Station) Photo: Karen LV Hike to KALKESTASJONEN (The Lime Station) Photo: Karen LV Hike to KALKESTASJONEN (The Lime Station) Photo: Silje Myklebust Hike to KALKESTASJONEN (The Lime Station) Photo: Silje Myklebust Hike to KALKESTASJONEN (The Lime Station) Photo: Silje Myklebust
Hike to KALKESTASJONEN (The Lime Station) Photo: Karen LV
Hike to KALKESTASJONEN (The Lime Station) Photo: Karen LV
Hike to KALKESTASJONEN (The Lime Station) Photo: Karen LV
Hike to KALKESTASJONEN (The Lime Station) Photo: Silje Myklebust
Hike to KALKESTASJONEN (The Lime Station) Photo: Silje Myklebust
Hike to KALKESTASJONEN (The Lime Station) Photo: Silje Myklebust

Hike facts

Effort level
  • Easy
Duration
  • 2 hours

Contact information

Description

Location
Uskedalen.

Map
Folgefonna National Park

Start and stopping point
Upper Haugland, at the bridge that crosses the Uskedalselva river.

Parking
From highway 48, follow the sign and turn towards Musland.
After approx. 4 km, there is a parking lot by the bridge that crosses the Uskedalselva river to the right towards the forest road.

Marking
There are signs and an information board by the parking lot.
There are some T’s along the forest road.

Grading
Green
Suited for baby carriages, bikes and motorized wheelchairs.

Difference in altitude
80 - 100m AMSL

Estimated Time
1,5 hours round trip

Recommended advice
If you wish to combine the hike to the lime station with a hike over terrain, you may follow the path to Ulvanoso 100 meters until you get to the path coming from Døssland. Go over the bridge and there is an easy hike through the valley to the road 100 meters up from the sports stadium. The round trip is not suited for baby carriages and wheelchairs.

Overview
Cross the bridge and follow the forest road to the left. After approx. 1 km, you will reach the lime station owned by Uskedalen River Proprietor Organization. This is the stopping point of the hike. There are tables at the lime station where you can have a picnic.

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.

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Facilities

  • Disabled persons

    • accessible to wheelchair users
  • Nature and terrain

    • gravel
  • Grading

    • easy
    • marked trails with colour grading
  • Duration

    • 2 hours
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Hike to KALKESTASJONEN (The Lime Station) - Photo: Karen LV

Hike to KALKESTASJONEN (The Lime Station)

Location Uskedalen. Map Folgefonna National Park Start and stopping point Upper Haugland, at the bridge that crosses the Uskedalselva river....

Hike to KALKESTASJONEN (The Lime Station)

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