The #3 biggest free lying stone in Norway. The volume is approx 500 m3. The height is 18 meters. There are some very old trees growing on it, so there it looks like the top of the head of a troll! Take a exploring walk behind it as well, into a real "troll forest"... A perfect place for picnics and photo shooting!
Geographically Rendalen is the biggest municipality in Southern Norway: 3 178 square kilometers. Topographic, above sea level (asl): from 251 meters (lake Storsjøen) to 1755 m. asl (summit mountain Sølen). That means we have an exciting specter of scandinavian boreal flora and fauna, some lakes, flat lands with agriculture, steep hills, forests, fells and high mountains. All this you can experience in Rendalen - Almost without meeting any other people on the paths! Or you can hire a guide, if it is your first time exploring like this. We have a numerous nature reserves in different topographic levels and with different biotopic characteristics.
Lumber Floating Dam from 1858 restored and reopened in 2019, one hundred years since lumber floating activity was closed down in the river Rokka. Timber floating was the ancient main transport system in Norway for shipping to export and for processing industri.
Northern Europe's largest canyon, which was formed during the last Ice Age, around 10 000 years ago. You may experience the Jutulhogget Canyon on foot by descending the precipitous path, or you may enjoy the view right up on its edge.
Fiskevollen is the largest and oldest inland fishing village in Norway. Here are old fishermen cabins and facilities for one of Norway's richest inland fisheries, catch of particular whitefish and char. You can experience a very special atmosphere in this rare village located by Sølensjøen, with a great view to (Mt) Sølen.
This was the birthplace of the Norwegian writer Jacob Breda Bull. The Museum's collection includes the cradle he lay in as a child, and furniture from his study in Copenhagen. The Museum encompasses a school museum, a bank museum and a historical collection of folk music and instruments. This collection is based on the life of the legendary accordion player Ottar E. Akre.
Like any other places, something happens more or less frequently through the year in Rendalen, too - Festivals, events and markets. May be you're lucky and can join us for one or more of them - Welcome!
The landscape protection area Sølen Landskapsvernområde was established on 18 February 2011 and covers an area of 456.4 km2, which is entirely located in the municipality of Rendalen. This is one of County Hedmark's most distinctive mountain areas.
Hiking trail to (Mt) Byringen (1038 m asl). The hike takes approx. 90 minutes up and 60 mins. for return. Snowshoeing in the wintertime, in the darkness, under the stars, or under the moon, that is a wonderful experience you'll never forget! At the summit you will find a cabin, a former fire guard hut, which is open, and where you can stay over night. Watch VIDEO from snowshoeing up to Byringen.