Hardangervidda National Park, Uvdal

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Hardangervidda National Park, at 3,422 square kilometers, is Norway's largest national park. It spans from Numedal and Uvdal in the east and Røvelseggi and Ullensvang in the west across the Hardanger mountain plateau . Designated as a national park in 1981, today it serves as a popular tourist destination for activities such as hiking, climbing, fishing, and cross-country skiing. The Norwegian Mountain Touring Association maintains a comprehensive network of huts and paths across Hardangervidda. The Bergensbanen railway line and the main Highway 7 cross the plateau.It has the southernmost stock of several arctic animals and plants. Its wild reindeer herds are among the largest in the world.Several hundred nomadic stone age settlements have been found in the area, most likely related to the migration of the reindeer. Ancient trails cross the plateau, linking western and eastern Norway; one example is the Nordmannsslepa linking Eidfjord and Veggli in the Numedal valley with Hol and Uvdal.
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  • I only saw a small section of this park but really enjoyed the park's visitor center. Be sure to watch the movie. There is also a cafe and good gift shop across the parking lot. One of the roofs...  more »
  • One of the most beautiful places on earth! I am so glad to have visited here! The vastness of this gorgeous landscape really is breathtaking!  more »
  • What a beautiful place.... Nature in one of its purest forms. Not accessible by car but a walk is the best way to feel it's rawness.
  • She's a beauty but come ready for any kind of weather. You won't regret it!
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