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As a visitor to Norway, you need to be aware of the fact that everyone has the right of access in the countryside, which includes the national parks. The Norwegian mainland covers thirty three national parks and seven on Svalbard.


Ånderdalen National Park: Established on the sixth of February 1970, the Ånderdalen National Park is situated in Tranøy and Torsken municipalities and covers an area of 125 square kilometers. Enjoy the pristine beauty of untouched mountain landscape of pine and pokrivenymi birch lying side by side with moors and lakes and the picture is complete. You might love to follow some of the trails available here.

Blåfjella–Skjækerfjella National Park: Considered one of the largest remaining true wilderness areas, the Blåfjella–Skjækerfjella National Park is the 3rd largest national park of Norway. The entire area covers marshes, some mountain peaks, valleys, lakes, and mountain plains. Enjoy a night out in the laps of nature by renting a mountain cabin that are available for overnight stays. Enjoy the daytime checking out the wide assortment of flora. If you are lucky enough, you might come across the rare arctic fox. A number of trails are also located which you might love to explore.

Breheimen National Park: You will simply love the bounties of nature in the Breheimen National Park. Covering an area of 1,671 square kilometers, this park was established in the year 2009. Seek and you will find shiny glaciers, streaming rivers, naked mountaintops, and green valleys. It offers a perfect gateway for those who are interested in climbing, glacier walking, skiing, and hiking. This park also boasts of a number of marked trails as well as a number of self-serviced and staffed cabins. This zone has been occupied since the stone ages. Lucky viewers might come across raptorial birds and large predators.

Børgefjell National Park: Those who have the spirit of adventure might well love to visit one of the wildest, remote, and most inaccessible parts of Europe by visiting the Børgefjell National Park. Walk and enjoy the bounties of nature that few dare disturb. The landscape consists of peaks, slopes, and marshes. There are a number of rivers, ponds, and lakes too. This is one of the rare parks, where you can hike undisturbed for days at a stretch.

Dovre National Park: Covering an area of 289 square kilometers, the Dovre National Park lies in Oppland and Hedmark. Established in 2003, this park boasts of several marked trails that you would love to explore. Tourist cabins are available for those who plan to stay overnight.

The other national parks of Norway are:

  • Dovrefjell-Sunndalsfjella National Park
  • Femundsmarka National Park
  • Folgefonna National Park
  • Forollhogna National Park
  • Gutulia National Park
  • Hallingskarvet National Park
  • Hardangervidda National Park
  • Jostedalsbreen National Park
  • Jotunheimen National Park
  • Junkerdal National Park
  • Lierne National Park
  • Lomsdal-Visten National Park
  • Møysalen National Park
  • Ormtjernkampen National Park
  • Øvre Anárjohka National Park
  • Øvre Dividal National Park
  • Øvre Pasvik National Park
  • Rago National Park
  • Reinheimen National Park
  • Reisa National Park
  • Rondane National Park
  • Saltfjellet-Svartisen National Park
  • Seiland National Park
  • Sjunkhatten National Park
  • Skarvan og Roltdalen National Park
  • Stabbursdalen National Park
  • Varangerhalvøya National Park
  • Ytre Hvaler National Park

The National parks in Svalbard include:

  • Forlandet National Park
  • Indre Wijdefjorden National Park
  • Nordenskiöld Land National Park
  • Nordre Isfjorden Land National Park
  • Nordvest-Spitsbergen Land National Park
  • Sassen-Bünsow Land National Park
  • Sør-Spitsbergen National Park