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Trollfjell Geopark – Unique geology

Trollfjell geopark is an area where you experience and learn more about a geological heritage of national and international importance.

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In the geopark you will hear interesting stories about how the geology and multiple ice ages have sculpted a unique landscape, and how this is the reason for the special coastal culture and how it has influenced the way of living since the Stone Age. 

Guided tours at sea

Join our boat tours in this fantastic landscape. Along the way there will be a stop at the island Leka, Norway’s geological national monument. There will also be a photo stop outside Torghatten in Brønnøysund which is the mountain with a hole straight through. The comfortable boat has two departures every week from Rørvik and Brønnøysund in the periode 27. June to the 2. of August 2015. You can book the boat tour at Kystriksveien Reiseliv, telephone. + 47 74 40 17 17.

Walking in the geopark

There is a great variety of nature experiences that will fit most people in Trollfjell Geopark. Here you can hike in either flat or hilly landscape or on mountaintops that range from 200 to 1058 meter. Many of the geo sites in the park can be experienced along hiking trails. There are a little more than 70 marked hiking trails with varying difficulties.

Paddling in the geopark

The archipelago in Trollfjell Geopark is great for paddling. You can find a scenic route regardless which direction the wind blows. You will get close to the elements since the archipelago consists of 13.000 islands, islets and skerries. There are registered about 250 hatching bird species in the area, and from the kayak you can get close contact with birds such as eagle, eider ducks, goose, oystercatcher and black guillemot.

Bicycling in the geopark

To cycle along the coast at slow speed is very popular. This is what you would call “slow travel”; bicycle a little, hike on a mountain, eat good food and get a great night’s sleep. The area is relatively flat, so it is easy to cycle for the whole family. One recommended bicycling route is to start at Leka and cycle northwards. You can bicycle the whole way, or you can take the hurtigruten from Rørvik to Brønnøysund and continue exploring the islands on bicycle.

The geopark consist of the municipalities of Brønnøysund, Vega, Vevelstad, Sømna, Bindal and Leka. You can visit Trollfjell geopark throughout the whole year.

We welcome you to experience the majestic landscape and the special geological phenomena.