Fulufjellet National Park is a continuous forest and mountain area and Fulufjellet is a plateau mountain thats divided between Norway and Sweden.
Sweden's part of this area became a national park in 2002.
Nature knows no administrative borders and the creation of Fulufjellet national park helps to ensure major ecological, the landscape and recreation values that relate to the area.
Three distinct mountain areas
The eastern side valleys to Ljørdalen with watercourses Bergåa, Gira and Tangåa parts fulufjellet national park in three mountain areas. These mountain areas are plateau mountains with expanses of peaks and steep hillsides.
Uniform bedrock - varied landscape
The national park is located in an area of Precambrian sandstone, called Trysil Sandstone, which has a deep reddish color.
The sandstone is very rich in quartz.
The landscape is varied with large shifts over relatively short distances. The height difference varies from approximately 520 meters above sea level in the south to the mountain Slottet that is 1047 meters above sea level.
The landscape in the area Storgnollen - Steinknøsen - Furuknøsen are very distinctive.
The largest rivers in the national park is Bergåa and Gira.
In some places it is smal waterfalls like Bråtafalla in Bergåa.
Unproductive conditions for plants
The vegetation on the bare mountain is not varied. In both national and international context is the variation of pants poor.
Old forest, some places with primeval forest character
Practically all forests are coniferous forests with spruce and pine. Altogether there are large areas of natural forests and old-growth pine and spruce with large, excellent stocks of dead wood.
In Brattfjellets west side you will find scattered ancient pines that are up
350 years old.
Elk and hare are common animals in Fulufjellet. More particularly, all four large predators also live here. Of these are the bear in a unique position.
Fulufjellet national park seems to be one of the most important areas for the slowly expanding bear population in Norway.
In a national park you are a guest of nature ....
* Go wherever you like, on foot or skis.
Anything with an engine is basically prohibited.
* Stop wherever you wish and welcome to camp.
Clean up after yourself and take your rubbish home.
* You can light a fire - Be considerate when collecting firewood.
Remember that its forbidden to light a fire in woodland
between 15 April and 15 September.
* You can pick berries, mushrooms and common plants for your own use.
Considerate of cultural relics, vegetation and wildlife.
Be extra careful during breeding and nesting season.
* Take advantage of the opportunities for hunting and fishing.
Remember hunting and fishing license!
Do not use live fish as bait.
Also, do not take live fish from a water to another.
* You can bring your dog.
Remember to have your dog in a leash from 1 April to 20 August.