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The 214 kilometer, 13-day Finnskogleden trail takes you on a journey through the famous Finnskogen forest. The well-marked route weaves between Norway and Sweden, from Morokulien on the border in the south, to the Norwegian village of Søre Osen in the north.
Wild camping along the route is possible and there also accommodation options from simple public cabins to hotels. See the practical information in each stage for more details about accommodation and stocking up on food during the hike.
Getting thereIt takes about two hours to get to the Finnskogen area from Oslo in Norway or Karlstad in Sweden. From Stockholm in Sweden the journey is around five hours. To get to the start of the hike at Morokulien, take the train from Oslo, Karlstad, or Stockholm to Kongsvinger (in Norway). For departures from Norway, book tickets at nsb.no. From Sweden, tickets can be bought at sj.se. From Kongsvinger station, bus 575 runs to to Morokulien. To check the timetable, visit en-tur.no and search for “Kongsvinger stasjon” to “Morokulien”.
From the end of the trail at Søre-Osen, take the Trysilekspressen bus from Kjernmoen bus stop. The ride back to Oslo takes two and a half hours. From Oslo there are trains back to Karlstad and Stockholm.