10 Most Beautiful National Parks in Norway

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Breheimen National Park

Hiking is one of Norway’s most popular activities, with the country having a number of designated long distance hiking trails. To explore Breheimen National Park by foot, you’ll start off in the small village of Breheimen and follow the trail north towards the Sigdal valley. You’ll hike between forests and pass the lakes of Bersvatnet and Brei Breidvik in your journey. This narrow valley is the perfect habitat for migrating birds and in addition to the beautiful landscape, you’ll be able to spot species of birds such as reindeer, hawks, and wild goats in the area.

The hike ends in the nearby village of Sigdal, but you’ll be able to continue along the beautiful, mountainous scenery for many miles more.

Dovrefjell-Sunndalsfjella National Park

Sor-Spitsbergen National Park

Hardangervidda National Park

Rondane National Park

Forlandet National Park

Femundsmarka National Park

This national park is located just outside of Oslo, Norway. It has beautiful scenery, as well as plenty of hiking trails.

{1}. Rogaland. Not only is Rogaland a fantastic place to go hiking and camping, but also the waterfalls in this national park are simply breathtaking.
{2}. Dovrefjell. Dovrefjell is the highest mountain range in Norway. This national park is so popular because there are many famous viewing points from which to view the stunning scenery.
{3}. Oslo Valley. Considering the large number of people who visit Oslo, it should be no surprise that there are a number of hiking and hiking trails in the Oslo Valley.
{4}. Finnsnes. If there is one place that must be seen when visiting Norway, it is this picturesque town. It is a small village, but it is surrounded by water and beautiful scenery.

Jostedalsbreen National Park

The Jostedalsbreen National Park is made up of two areas; The inner and outer Jostedal. Inside of the national park you will find the glacier Jostedalbreen. Jostedal is a municipality in Sogn og Fjordane county, Norway.

The administrative centre of the municipality is the village of Fjotland. The total area is 647 square kilometers (250 square miles) which gives it a population of about 5,000 (2008). The village of Loen in the Jostedalsbreen National Park was the home of the fictional character Loen and is one of Norway's most popular tourist destinations.

The Jostedalsbreen National Park is one of the most visited tourist attractions in Norway.

Folgefonna National Park

Jotunheimen National Park

Translation: Jotunheimen National Park

Jotunheimen National Park is a national park in Norway, and is the largest national park in Norway. It is located in Hedmark, Oppland, and Gudbrandsdalen, and was established by Royal decree in 1909.

It is considered a UNESCO Global Geopark.

The park contains features such as valleys, fjords, glaciers, waterfalls, fells, and granite mountain tops.

The major geological feature is a large granite plateau that makes up the center of the national park.

The park is known for its great number of waterfalls, which make it very popular for hiking tours.

The national park itself is, in a way, a water paradise.

It is probably the best water paradise in the region.

Dangerous rivers and lakes are very common; some of these, such as the Tinnelv river and the Bleikvassli lake, receive warnings to swimmers, as they are very fast and unpredictable.

The highest mountains in the park are Brorsonfjellet with 1,430 meters over sea level and Jotunheimen with 2,288 meters.