Dovrefjell–Sunndalsfjella National Park
About Dovrefjell–Sunndalsfjella National Park
Dovrefjell–Sunndalsfjella National Park is a National Park in Norway. It was established in 2002 to replace and enlarge the former Dovrefjell National Park, established in 1974. It occupies 1,693 square kilometres. Together with the National Park, there are eight landscape protected areas and two biotope protected areas that were established adjacent to the park in 2002, comprising a total protected area of 4,366 square kilometres, including also parts of Hedmark county.
Attractions near Dovrefjell–Sunndalsfjella National Park
A beautiful summit in Innlandet which is one of the main destinations for adventure activities and it is the highest mountain in the Dovrefjell range. The mountain is inside Dovrefjell-Sunndalsfjella National Park. Under good conditions in both summer and winter, the ascent is relatively easy. Common starting points are the DNT-cabins Reinheim, Snøheim, or Åmotdalshytta.
Gjevillvatnet is a lake in the municipality of Oppdal in Trøndelag county, Norway. It is located in the Trollheimen mountain range, about 5 kilometers south of the mountain Blåhøa and about 5 kilometers northwest of the village of Vognillan. The lake was regulated for hydroelectric power-production in the 1970s. Water is tapped from the bottom in the western part of the lake, for use in the Driva power station.
Vinnufossen or Vinnufallet is the tallest waterfall in Europe and the sixth-tallest in the world. The 865-meter tall tiered horsetail waterfall is located just east of the village of Sunndalsøra in the municipality of Sunndal in Møre og Romsdal county, Norway. The falls are part of the river Vinnu which flows down from the Vinnufjellet mountain and it is fed from the Vinnufonna glacier. The falls flow into the river Driva near the village of Hoelsand.
Innerdalstårnet is a majestic mountain in Innerdalen. The Innerdalen, is a valley famous for being one of the most beautiful valleys in Norway. Innerdalstårnet is the unmistakeable cone-shaped spear that any visitor of Innerdalen will notice. The normal-route is class 3-4 scrambling. In addition, there are several classic climbing routes.
Dovre National Park is a national park in Hedmark and Oppland, Norway, that was established in 2003. Dovre covers an area of 289 km² and the altitude varies from the tree line around 1000 meters to 1716 meters. The park lies between the two larger and older parks Rondane to the southeast and Dovrefjell-Sunndalsfjella to the north. Its opening was part of the larger expansion of Rondane when Rondane National Park was enlarged and smaller areas of nature protection were opened or enlarged.
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