Experience the beautiful natural areas along the Wilderness Road starting from the mountain village of Hattfjelldal. At Fjellfolkets Hus, you’ll find accommodation, tourist information, a museum, and a handicraft shop, allowing you to be close to both nature and culture in this fantastic mountainous region.

Fjellfolkets Hus is located in the heart of Hattfjelldal town, close to the beautiful mountain and nature areas along Villmarksveien, with great opportunities for hunting, fishing, and nature experiences. In the house, you’ll also find local history about mountain people and Sami culture, in addition to several exhibitions. The area is also wonderful in winter, with 320 km of snowmobile trails (including guided tours), dog sledding trips, and ski touring.


The accommodation has six large double rooms with shower and toilet, as well as access to a shared kitchen, laundry room, and living room. The hotel is self-service and without a reception. When you book, you will receive a code for the room via SMS, allowing you to access it on your own. Please note that a dining option is just a few minutes’ walk away.

Charging Station and Motorhome Parking

Outside the house, there is a fast-charging station and two charging points for medium-speed electric vehicle charging. The charging station can serve all types of modern electric cars. Here, you’ll also find parking spaces for motorhomes with 8 power outlets, the option to fill water, and empty the toilet. There is also access to a shower/toilet. Feel free to pre-book using the GoMarina app.


At Trofors, about a 30-minute drive away, you’ll find the rafting company RiverNorth. Here, you can experience family rafting, full-day or half-day rafting on the Auster-Vefsna River, which runs all the way to Hattfjelldal

Off season
08:00 – 15:30, Monday to Friday

The hotell is open for booking year round.

Nearest airports: Mosjøen, approximately 80 km, Mo i Rana, approximately 150 km, or Hemavan in Sweden, approximately 75 km.

It’s also possible to take a train to Trofors, and from there, it’s about a 30-minute drive. During the summer vacation, there is a bus connection three days a week between Trofors and Hattfjelldal.

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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 The Wilderness Road

The Wilderness Road runs through vast and beautiful mountain and nature areas, such as the Børgefjell National Park, Norway’s second-largest lake, Røssvatnet, and the mountain range Okstindan. The latter is home to Northern Norway’s highest peak, Oksskolten (1,916 meters above sea level), and Norway’s most spectacular cabin, Rabothytta (1,180 meters above sea level).

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