Join the fun activities, on the river and on shore, with RiverNorth at Trofors!

RiverNorth’s family rafting is incredibly popular and suitable for families with children aged six and older. You’ll raft through numerous fun and safe rapids, and if you’re up for it, you can even try swimming in the river. This trip is sure to bring a wide smile to everyone in the family and will undoubtedly become a cherished memory!

Depending on the water levels, your rafting adventure will take place either on the Svenning River or the Auster-Vefna River. The entire experience lasts about 3.5 hours from the time you arrive until you’re changed and ready for your next adventure.

RiverNorth also offers a simple yet wonderful campsite by the river where you can pitch a tent or park your camper. Plus, if you book a rafting tour, your overnight stay is free! To book your spot, simply contact RiverNorth by email after you’ve booked your rafting trip, and let them know which dates you will be staying. You can find more information about the accommodations on their website.



Phone: +47 466 22 098
Instagram: @rivernorthrafting/
Get directions: Open Google Maps

The half-day rafting adventure is offered from 15 May through 1 October.

Bring woollen or thermal underwear, and thin woollen socks to wear under your wetsuit. Also bring a towel to use after the trip.

They’ll lend you a wetsuit, helmet and life jacket, but you must bring your own sneakers or other footwear that can withstand getting wet.

Minimum age is 6 years.

Max weight for this river rafting adventure: 120 kg (264 lbs)

RiverNorth is based in Trofors, which is a 45-minute drive south of Mosjøen. Alternatively you can travel to Trofors by train.

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Thank you for respecting the local communities, and for helping us preserve the natural beauty of Helgeland!


  • Strive to leave no trace of your visit. Bring back all your rubbish, including used toilet paper, and discard it in the nearest rubbish bin.
  • Plan your toilet visits and use the opportunity when you pass a toilet. In the wilderness, make sure you are not a nuisance to others.
  • Respect the local wildlife. Keep a good distance from wildlife, livestock and birds. Keep your dog leashed.
  • Respect private property. Keep a respectful distance from houses and cabins.
  • Show good boating sense. Keep a good distance from shore and drive at a low speed, especially when you are close to anyone or anything on the water, including birds or animals. Avoid loud and disturbing engine noise. Be aware that some islands and nature reserves are important nesting sites, and that going ashore is prohibited during the nesting season.
  • Follow the Norwegian Mountain Code (Fjellvettreglene). Plan your excursion according to the weather forecast, your skills and experience.
  • Join a guided excursion or consider hiring an experienced guide, especially when you don’t have sufficient experience or knowledge to guarantee a safe trip.

Welcome to Mosjøen

Mosjøen, the oldest town in Helgeland, is situated at the foot of Øyfjellet, where the rivers Vefsna and Skjerva join and flow into the Vefsnfjord.

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