Birkenes consists of beautiful and varied landscape with countless lakes, lots of forests and high terrain.
Tracks are marked with red triangles, red paint or reffered to by signs;
Peak Trips Shaftåsen - 163 meters - approx. 5 km Starting point at Birkeland school
Morhommer - 98 m - approx. 1 km Starting point at Birkeland school
Spelefjell - 131 m - 3 km The trail starts at the head of Nordås Road 52 - follow signs to Spekefjell.
Eskedalshelleren - 160 meters - 1 km (circular track 6 km) Parking at Teinefossbrua.
Heimdalsknuten - 429 m - 5 km View from the sea to the mountains. Starting point at the parking lot at Heimdal.
Håstølknuten - 429 m - 4 km From the car park at Kylland is a marked trail to the summit.
Tillarknappen - 357 m. With views of Engesland. From Highway 406, turn off to Engesland by Stemlona.
Storemyrsknuten - 530 m - 5 km Start your trip from Røyland Gård.
Tvitjennknatten - 365 meters - approx. 3 km Run from Birkeland north towards Herefoss, ca. 17 km. Turn right at the sign marked Toplandsheia. Toll road - kr. 30, - for day parking.
Kolåsen - 217 m - 0.7 km The journey starts at Hanefossdammen (Herefoss)
Other trails Bersestien - approx. 3 km Start at Rennehaven and walk along the nature reserve
Røllend - a "protected" spot along Berse - 2.5 km Startign point at Birkeland school
Tveide round - from the old tracks, 8 km Starting point at Birkeland school
Skoggstien - at the museum in Grasham / Tveide - approx. 2.5 km Starting point at the museum in Grasham.
Haugevann rund- with many diverging options - 4 km The trail starts at the head of Nordåsveien 52
Rundtjønn rund - a place og small idyll - 4 km The trail starts at the head of Nordåsveien 52
Around Årdalsåsen - with a detour to Slågedalsbrua - 4.5 km The route starts at the head of Nordåsveien 52
Around Espe - a beautiful trip around the lake - 6 km The trail starts at the head of Nordåsveien 52 or at Nordåstien 22
Slågedalsbrua - round trip over a 100 year old bridge - 6 km From Birkeland center, along the road towards Herefoss past Årrdalen. From here the trail is marked down to the left.
Birkenesparken - lighted trail (skiing trails) - 2.5 km Birkenesparken is one of the the souths most beautiful sport facilities. Cross-country skiing in the area around and below Birkenhead Park.
Around Flakk - with trails along the river - 4.7 km The trail begins in Birkenesparken.
Around Homslia - The area along Digeelva is wild and beautiful - 3 km (alt. route approx. 6 km) The trail starts at Flakk loner and up towards Digelva.
Around Eikhola - approx. 5 km Try the exiting bridge by Vrangefoss. The trail starts at the head of Flakk loner and goes past the shooting range.
Digeelva - 12-13 km (to / from) A trip along the valley of the waterfalls. The trail starts at the head of Flakk loner and go past the shooting range.
Birkeland - Flakkfossen - 5 km (circular route) Start your trip in Birkenesparken and follow the lighted trail down towards the riverr and Flakkebrua.
Heimdal - Tjøntveit - 8 km The trail starts at the farm Heimdal, go along the dirt road to Trolldalen.
Fidjetun - Engesland - 9.4 km Going along the old road Varpeveien (Kristiansandvegen). Starting at Fidjesletta, just before or after train tunnel along the highway. 406.
Vegusdal - Fidjeturn - approx. 8 km Futevegen starts just before or after the saga at Furholt.
Engesland - Vegusdal - 6.7 km Kirkevegen - travel along the road can be started from Engesland or Vegusdal gjestegård (Guesthouse)
Galtetjønnåsen New trail at Nyhus at Flakk.
www.birkenes.no Recommended maps: Veiviseren Friluftskart and Turkart Birkeland.