Trollstigfoten Hiking Trail

Take an easy stroll at the foot of Trollstigen

Essential info

  • Destination: Romsdal
  • Season: May-October
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Distance: 2 kilometers (loop)
  • Elevation Gain: 100 meters
  • Duration: 1-1.5 hours

About Trollstigfoten

Trollstigfoten is an easy stroll in the woods at the base of Trollstigen. The trail leads along the rushing Istra river and under mighty mountains.

This trail is suitable for small children, but note that it crosses the road.

Getting there

The trail starts from the parking lot at the base of Trollstigen.

Trail description

From the southern end parking lot (the end closest to Trollstigen) follow the path down towards the river.

Follow the trail to the right alongside the river and then through the woods. You will reach a small picnic area by the road.

Cross the road and continue along the river towards a bridge. Walk over the bridge and follow the Kløvstien trail to the south.

Cross the suspension bridge and head back to the parking area.    


  • Free parking

Where to stay

There are several hotels, lodges, and campgrounds in and around Åndalsnes.

  • Hotel Aak is a cozy boutique hotel with wonderful food, located about 5 kilometers from Åndalsnes
  • Hotel Bellevue is the largest hotel in town and has an in-house restaurant
  • Trollveggen Camping has modern cabins and campgrounds, right alongside Trollveggen


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