May – september
Gutulia National Park
Gutulia National Park was established in 1968, and was suggested as a possible preservation area as early as in 1916, because of its primeval forest.
The national park is 19 sq. kilometres. With a few exceptions the fores has been allowed to grow wild and untouched.
You can find spruce trees up to 300 years old, and pine trees ut to 500 years.
From about 1750 – 1949 mountain farms were operating and you find these houses restored.
During July you may buy coffe and waffles in Gutulia. Easiest access: follow the signboard and forest raoad nord- east of Sorken.
Femundsmarka National Park
Femundsmarka National Park was declared as a national park in 1971, and is a typical wilderness area with pine forest, open fieds, mountain plateau`s and many lakes.
There are no roads leading in to the 385 square kilometres wide national park. You have to walk from Elgå, Valdalen or Sylen, or use the M/S Fæmund II.
Femundsmarka is well known for its excellent hiking terrain, and is an angler`s paradise.