|Fv27, 2580 Folldal, Norge|
|Fv437 106, 2673 Høvringen, Norge|
|Fv437 106, 2673 Høvringen, Norge|
|Dovrefjell, 2660 Dombås, Norge|
|Tjønnbakkvegen, 2670 Otta, Norge|
|Otta stasjon, Otta, Norge|
|Ringebu stasjon, 2630 Ringebu, Norge|
Strømbu rest stop in Atndalen valley is located on the banks of the Atnelva river and is the main approach to Rondane from the east.
Here, visitors can enjoy the view from the roof terrace, walk along one of the adapted routes in the area, follow the trail into Bjørnhollia tourist cabin (approximately 2 hours) or continue further on to Rondvassbu (approximately 6 hours).
Strømbu is located next to county road Fv 27, with access from Ringebu in the south, Alvdal-Folldal in the northeast and Hjerkinn-Folldal in the northwest.
Parking charge: Free of charge. If you need to park over several days, we ask that you use the outermost parking spaces to the south.
Toilet charge: Free of charge
Overnight stays in the parking lot with a caravan/motorhome/tent: Yes
Parking lot: Accessible throughout the snow-free season and is cleared of snow during Easter
Toilet and heated room: Open 24 hours a day from Easter to late October.
Tourist information, kiosk and rental: From 10:00 to 17:00 every day between 20 June and 20 August
Strømbu was designed by Carl-Viggo Hølmebakk and is a signaling station for the Norwegian Public Roads Administration which was opened in 2008.
The mountain hamlet of Høvringen is located 1000 meters above sea level and is a great starting point for the whole family to experience the area, all year round. The hamlet offers many places of accommodation in the form of cabins and mountain lodges, and also has shops and cafés. Visitors can park at Grotløkken parking lot or next to Putten Seter, and both places are facilitated with information, tables and benches, but not toilets. Both parking lots are good starting points for the trip to Formokampen mountain (1.5 to 2 hours to the top). Visitors can hike along the well-established trail in the footsteps of trappers who hunted wild reindeer a thousand years ago.
Høvringen is clearly signposted from the E6, exit north of Otta.
The parking lot is open all year round
Parking charge: Grotløkken parking lot: Yes, per day or season ticket. You may pay using the Vipps app or with cash.
Putten seter: Toll road. Payable with Vipps or cash.
Overnight stays in the parking lot with a caravan/motorhome/tent are permitted
It is only a short distance from Mysusæter to Rondane, and the trail network offers exciting and varied terrain during summer and winter. There is a large parking lot that includes short-term parking for motorhomes, accommodation, toilet facilities with a water filling and emptying station for motorhomes, and a shop and café.
There are many hiking opportunities in the area, but how about taking a trip to the famous ‘Bridal Veil’ waterfall (1.5 to 2 hours one way) or to Gråhø (30-45 minutes one way), both of which have the great combination of a short hike and fantastic views!
During the winter season, visitors can swoop down the slopes at Rondane Ski Resort or ski for miles on groomed cross-country trails.
Parking lot: Open all year round
Toilet: Open from just before Christmas until after Easter, and from the school holidays to mid-October
Spranghaugen, also called Spranget, in Frydalen Protected landscape is a summer parking lot. From here, visitors can walk or cycle 6 kilometers to the southern end of Rondvatnet lake. This is where Rondvassbu tourist cabin is located, a fantastic starting point for many of Rondane’s 2000 meter high peaks.
Rental bikes for both children and adults (including helmets) can be found in the parking lot at Spranget. It is also possible to rent bikes at Rondvassbu and cycle to Spranget.
Drive to Mysusæter, located at the end of county road Fv 44. Then, turn left on Tjønnbakkvegen road until you reach the parking lot. There is a bus route from Otta during the summer season.
Parking charge: No, but there is a charge when driving on Tjønnbakkvegen road. This is to be paid at the toll booth using either cards or cash.
Bike rental: payable using the Vipps app
Overnight stays in the parking lot with a caravan/motorhome/tent: Visitors are encouraged to park motorhomes and caravans at Mysuseter where there are toilets and waste disposal.
Parking lot: Summer, 15 June – 1 November, subject to weather/driving conditions.
Gautåseter is the starting point for the T-marked trail over to Grimsdalshytta cabin in Grimsdalen Protected Landscape.
Gautåseter is a summer mountain farm located just off the E6 highway, 30 km north of Dombås and 50 km south of Oppdal. Follow the signs to Hageseter Tourist Cabin (located at Gautåseter), exit the E6 highway and drive straight ahead. The parking lot is open all year round and is located next to the information boards before turning left towards Hageseter Tourist Cabin.
Visitors may use the toilet in the basement of the café at Hageseter Tourist Cabin during opening hours. See information about opening hours here.
There is a drop-in food service in the cafeteria at Hageseter Tourist Cabin during peak season. Food must be ordered in advance during the off-peak season.
Parking: Free of charge
Toilet: Free of charge
Organized trips/guiding in Rondane and Dovre National Parks
Definition of organized trips/guiding:
- When a person, company or organization plans, coordinates or organizes an activity for a group of participants that is announced/marketed in advance.
These might include hiking or skiing trips that do not follow approved trails, or other activities such as horseback riding, dog sledding, running waterfalls, rafting, hunting tests, tent camps etc. If you are planning to carry out events such as these, you must apply for permission. One exception is the areas for organized trips, see the map. Here, organized dog sledding and horseback riding are permitted. Trips made with family and friends do not fall into the categories discussed above.
Physical adaptation in Rondane National Park
Physical measures, such as trail marking, the development of new trails or ski trails, setting out hiking posts, geocaches and posts for post hunting are subject to application in the national park. Contact the management if you want to know more
When the roads open
Most roads in Rondane and Dovre National Parks are open during parts of the year. All dates are subject to weather and driving conditions.
|Road name||Opens||Closes||Protected area|
|Grimsdalsvegen road||5 June||1 December||Grimsdalen Protected Landscape|
|Haverdalsvegen road (from Vegaskillet to Haverdalssetrene)||15 June||1 December||Grimsdalen Protected Landscape|
|The road running through Ryddølsdalen valley||5 June||1 December||Grimsdalen Protected Landscape|
|The road to Dørålseter||15 June||1 December||Dørålen Protected Landscape|
|Peer Gynt mountain road||1 June||1 December||Frydalen Protected Landscape|
|Eldåsetervegen road/Østkjølen mountain road||1 June||1 December||Frydalen Protected Landscape|