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Southern Norway Agder BIRKENES

Trails in Birkenes

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Birkenes consists of beautiful and varied landscape with countless lakes, lots of forests and high terrain.

Tracks in Birkenes that are marked with red triangles, red paint or reffered to by signs;

Peak Trips
Shaftåsen - 163 meters - approx. 5 km
Starting point at Birkeland school

Morhommer - 98 m - approx. 1 km
Starting point at Birkeland school

Spelefjell - 131 m - 3 km
The trail starts at the head of Nordås Road 52 - follow signs to Spekefjell.

Eskedalshelleren - 160 meters - 1 km (circular track 6 km)
Parking at Teinefossbrua.

Heimdalsknuten - 429 m - 5 km
View from the sea to the mountains. Starting point at the parking lot at Heimdal.

Håstølknuten - 429 m - 4 km
From the car park at Kylland is a marked trail to the summit.

Tillarknappen - 357 m.
With views of Engesland. From Highway 406, turn off to Engesland by Stemlona.

Storemyrsknuten - 530 m - 5 km
Start your trip from Røyland Gård.

Tvitjennknatten - 365 meters - approx. 3 km
Run from Birkeland north towards Herefoss, ca. 17 km. Turn right at the sign marked Toplandsheia. Toll road - kr. 30, - for day parking.

Kolåsen - 217 m - 0.7 km
The journey starts at Hanefossdammen (Herefoss)

Other trails
Bersestien - approx. 3 km
Start at Rennehaven and walk along the nature reserve

Røllend - a "protected" spot along Berse - 2.5 km
Startign point at Birkeland school

Tveide round - from the old tracks, 8 km
Starting point at Birkeland school

Skoggstien - at the museum in Grasham / Tveide - approx. 2.5 km
Starting point at the museum in Grasham.

Haugevann rund- with many diverging options - 4 km
The trail starts at the head of Nordåsveien 52

Rundtjønn rund - a place og small idyll - 4 km
The trail starts at the head of Nordåsveien 52

Around Årdalsåsen - with a detour to Slågedalsbrua - 4.5 km
The route starts at the head of Nordåsveien 52

Around Espe - a beautiful trip around the lake - 6 km
The trail starts at the head of Nordåsveien 52 or at Nordåstien 22

Slågedalsbrua - round trip over a 100 year old bridge - 6 km
From Birkeland center, along the road towards Herefoss past Årrdalen. From here the trail is marked down to the left.

Birkenesparken - lighted trail (skiing trails) - 2.5 km
Birkenesparken is one of the the souths most beautiful sport facilities. Cross-country skiing in the area around and below Birkenhead Park.

Around Flakk - with trails along the river - 4.7 km
The trail begins in Birkenesparken.

Around Homslia - The area along Digeelva is wild and beautiful - 3 km (alt. route approx. 6 km)
The trail starts at Flakk loner and up towards Digelva.

Around Eikhola - approx. 5 km
Try the exiting bridge by Vrangefoss. The trail starts at the head of Flakk loner and goes past the shooting range.

Digeelva - 12-13 km (to / from)
A trip along the valley of the waterfalls. The trail starts at the head of Flakk loner and go past the shooting range.

Birkeland - Flakkfossen - 5 km (circular route)
Start your trip in Birkenesparken and follow the lighted trail down towards the riverr and Flakkebrua.

Heimdal - Tjøntveit - 8 km
The trail starts at the farm Heimdal, go along the dirt road to Trolldalen.

Fidjetun - Engesland - 9.4 km
Going along the old road Varpeveien (Kristiansandvegen). Starting at Fidjesletta, just before or after train tunnel along the highway. 406.

Vegusdal - Fidjeturn - approx. 8 km
Futevegen starts just before or after the saga at Furholt.

Engesland - Vegusdal - 6.7 km
Kirkevegen - travel along the road can be started from Engesland or Vegusdal gjestegård (Guesthouse)

New trail at Nyhus at Flakk.

Recommended maps: Veiviseren Friluftskart and Turkart Birkeland.

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