National Parks near Geilo

Geilo is a National Park Village and is the gateway to two national parks: Hallingskarvet National Park and Hardangervidda National Park.

Geilo is located in Hol Municipality, in the region of the Hallingdal valley in Viken County. Hol is a typical mountain municipality where most of the area is above 900 elevation. Hallingskarvet (1,933 meters elevation) is the highest point in the municipality. The lowest point is at about 445 meters elevation.

In Hol Municipality, we find Geilo, which is located in a small valley, midway between the national parks. With Hardangervidda to the south and Hallingskarvet to the north.


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Hardangervidda National Park

Hardangervidda National Park is the largest national park in mainland Norway, it is 3422 km2 and extends beyond counties of Hordaland, Viken

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Hiking Hallingskarvet

Hallingskarvet National Park

Hallingskarvet rests on the surrounding plains, with steep mountain sides to the north and south, and Folarskardnuten towering at the top, 1

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The national parks offer some of the country's best nature and hiking experiences.

Marked trails take you in and out of the parks, both on foot and in winter with skis on your feet. Here you can walk and ski from cabin to cabin, stop at serving cabins to replenish energy and enjoy the wonderful plateau.

Vandring på Geilo

Hiking in Geilo

Recommended trips, maps and areas. In Geilo, you will find hiking trails that are suitable for everyone, with a panoramic view of the

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Prestholtseter med servering av rømmegrøt

Food service cabins - summer & autumn

The serving and accommodation cabins in the mountain are good starting points and destinations for those who want to explore the nature

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Langrenn Geilo Hallingskarvet

Cross-country skiing in Geilo

Geilo and Hol Municipality are among the best areas in Norway for cross-country skiing and have more than 500 kilometers of groomed tracks

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Food service cabins in winter

Food service and accommodation cabins in the mountains are good starting points and destinations for those who want to explore the nature

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Hike from cabin to cabin

Hardangervidda National park is a paradise for hiking and nature experiences, and it is popular to walk from cabin to cabin, both in summer

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