Dokkfløyvatn loop Cycling

A great bike ride around Lake Dokkfløyvatn

  • Synnfjorden

    Synnfjorden Photo: Nordre Land Kommune

  • Dokkfløydammen

    Dokkfløydammen Photo: Thor Østbye

  • Dokkfløyvatnet

    Dokkfløyvatnet Photo: Thor Østbye

Essential info

  • Season: April-November
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Distance: 36.6 kilometers (loop)
  • Elevation Gain: 610 meters
  • Duration: 3-5 hours

About Dokkfløyvatn loop

The route of Dokkfløyvatn around goes from Synnfjellporten - Dokkfløyvatn - Synnfjellporten, a round trip of 35km. The route goes around Dokkfløyvatn, a regulated reservoir with a height difference of 65m between the highest and lowest regulated water level. There have been many archaeological discoveries made in the area, especially from the Iron Age.

Getting there

Take fv250 from Lillehammer before taking the exit on the right onto Skartlivegen. From Dokka follow fv250 before taking the exit on the left onto Nord-torpvegen. Follow Nord-torpvegen before taking the exit on the right onto Synnfjellvegen.

Trail description

Start at Synnfjellporten and follow fv196 for several hundred meters south. Take the exit on the left and follow the gravel road that leads to the dam at the end of Dokkfløyvatn and crosses the dam. Take the exit on the left and follow the gravel road that goes along the east side of Dokkfløyvatn up to where it meets fv204. Turn left onto fv204 and follow this road west over Hols Bridge. Take the exit to the left several hundred meters after Hols Bridge and follow this gravel road that goes along the west side of Dokkfløyvatn to the dam at the southern end.

At the end of Dokkfløyvatn take the exit to the right and follow the gravel road back to fv196, and follow this road to the right back to Synnfjellporten. 


  • This route is easy and and is mostly on gravel roads.

Where to stay

Accommodation can be found at Spåtind Sport Hotel, where they can offer apartments and hotel rooms, and a cafe, restaurant and bar.


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