Nature Trail - Kreklingen
The trail starts from Belehalli sports hall in Balestrand and goes on to Sandstølen or Skåsheim. This is an easy trail with an ascent of 90 - 250m.
The first part goes along a nature trail marked with notices giving information about the plants and animals in the area. Further along the trail you get some very fine views over Balestrand.
The trail is marked with yellow markings and signposted towards Granlia and Skåsheim. From Granlia you can either follow the yellow markings further to Sandstølen (shorter route) or Skåsheim (longer route).
The trail consists of stone/gravel/grass and is approx 50 - 60cm wide. It can be used for off road cycling.
The walk takes between 2 and 4 hours depending on which route you choose and your own condition.
From Balestrand quay/tourist office walk up Lærergata and on to Kreklingevegen until you get to Belehalli sports hall. The roads are signposted with white nature trail signs.
To reach Balestrand take the express bus from Oslo, Bergen or Trondheim or express boat from Bergen. If you come by car from Oslo take the E16 and route 55. From Bergen or Trondheim take the E39 and route 55.
For more information contact Balestrand Tourist Office