- Destination Oslo
- Season March–November
- Difficulty Easy
- Distance 1.6 kilometers
- Elevation 130 meters
- Duration 0.5–1 hours
Ekebergparken is a 255 acre sculpture and national heritage park that’s perfect for hiking, running or even throwing a frisbee and playing football in the open green spaces. In short, with it’s excellent views of the sea and proximity to downtown, it’s the perfect place to escape into nature. There are ample viewpoints on the hike and multiple trails amongst the dense old pine forest. It’s easy to forget you’re in a city! The artwork throughout the park is found in a variety of mediums from international artists.
This hike leads you to the Ekeberg stairs, which overlooks the Langøyene, Hovedøya and Gressholmen islands of the Oslofjord. Watching the sunset here is highly recommended (in the autumn).
Take tram 18 or 19, towards Ljabru, and get off at "Oslo Hospital". During the summer, an Oslo Bysykkel (city bikes) station is located adjacent to the tram stop.
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