Lesjaskogsvatnet lake Cycling

bike around the east end

Essential info

  • Destination: Lesja
  • Season: May-October
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Distance: 10.6 kilometers (loop)
  • Elevation Gain: 110 meters
  • Duration: 1.5-3 hours

About Lesjaskogsvatnet lake

This is the perfect bike trip for the entire family. Biking can easily be combined with hiking, swimming and picnic.

Getting there

Turn off road E136 right east of Lesjaverk railway station, cross the railway and continue down the hill to Soggje, a beach with a little dock, benches and a barbeque place. Park here.

Trail description

Start at Soggje. Follow the gravel road and take a right. Continue past the river Valåe and follow the road all the way to Tandsætre farm. Continue on this road to where The Old Kings road cross. Follow the Old Kings road to Lesjaverk station and down to Soggje.

This bike trip can be combined with a hike to Valåfossen.

If you want a longer bike trip take a left at the sign at Tansæterveien and go around Bryggeosen or all the way to Dambrua at Lesjaskog and bike around the whole lake. Continue on the sidewalk of road E136 back to Lesjaverk.

Facts

Sheep and cattle graze on the South side of Lesjaskogsvatnet lake. Close all gates.

Amenities

At Lesjaverk centre there is a grocery store and a charging station for electric cars.

Map

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