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Hike in the lit trail in Tveitedalen

Hike in the lit trail in Tveitedalen Photo: Silje Myklebust Mathiesen Hike in the lit trail in Tveitedalen Photo: Silje Myklebust Mathiesen Hike in the lit trail in Tveitedalen Photo: Silje Myklebust Mathiesen Hike in the lit trail in Tveitedalen Photo: Silje Myklebust Mathiesen Hike in the lit trail in Tveitedalen Photo: Anne Kari Enes Hike in the lit trail in Tveitedalen Photo: Anne Kari Enes
Hike in the lit trail in Tveitedalen Photo: Silje Myklebust Mathiesen
Hike in the lit trail in Tveitedalen Photo: Silje Myklebust Mathiesen
Hike in the lit trail in Tveitedalen Photo: Silje Myklebust Mathiesen
Hike in the lit trail in Tveitedalen Photo: Silje Myklebust Mathiesen
Hike in the lit trail in Tveitedalen Photo: Anne Kari Enes
Hike in the lit trail in Tveitedalen Photo: Anne Kari Enes

Hike facts

Effort level
  • Easy
Duration
  • 1 hour
Landscape
  • Forest

Contact information

Description

Location
Tveitedalen, Utåker

Map
Folgefonna National Park

Start and stopping point
”Ternebu” in Tveitedalen.

Parking
By ”Ternebu”, the skiing center in Tveitedalen.
Turn towards Holmedal from the highway at the intersection before the ferry dock at Utåker.
At the intersection after 1.5 km, the road goes north for 2.5 km towards the skiing center.

Marking
Information Board by the “Ternebu”.
There are no special markings but the route follows the row of lights around Lake Bakkastølsvatnet.

Grading
Green
Parts of the round trip can be walked with a baby carriage, at least 1.2 km to the inner bridge.

Difference in altitude
The route is a little hilly.

Estimated Time
1 hour round trip

Recommended advice
The first half of the route is suited for baby carriages and wheelchairs. There are fishing opportunities (Brown Trout) in the river along the route. A fishing license is not required. There are some nice swimming locations in the summer. Wet weather requires appropriate shoe wear over the marshes in the middle of the hike.

Overview
Round track Follow the lighted trail from the parking lot along the lake and the river for about 1.2 km to the inner bridge. Cross the bridge and go back along the west side of the lake. There is a barbeque spot with tables and benches by Tverrberg after approx. 0.8 km.

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.

Categories

  • Tour suggestions Tour suggestions
  • Hiking Hiking

Facilities

  • Disabled persons

    • accessible to wheelchair users
  • Nature and terrain

    • gravel
    • forest
  • Grading

    • marked trails with colour grading
    • easy
  • Duration

    • 1 hour
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Hike in the lit trail in Tveitedalen - Photo: Silje Myklebust Mathiesen

Hike in the lit trail in Tveitedalen

Location Tveitedalen, Utåker Map Folgefonna National Park Start and stopping point ”Ternebu” in Tveitedalen. Parking By ”Ternebu”, the skiing center...

Hike in the lit trail in Tveitedalen

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