In Drammensmarka and Finnemarka you get beautiful scenery - all year! Here are three trips suitable for the whole family:
a) Finnemarka (suitable for children)
By car to Engersetra parking within Åmot (toll road), follow the road and trail to blue marked circular walk of approx. 6 km. which starts west of Jøssjøen. Round the old settlements, sauna and skoletuft from the times of the old "finner", go visit Svarvestolen cabin, unattended, old settlement. Own key, call and order to DOT tel + 47 32 89 16 50. The trip can be done by cycle or foot. Fishing in the Guri lake.
Map: Map Finnemarka 150 000
Literature: On foot in Norway, Finnemarka II
b) Vestskauen: Andorsrud - Troll Bridge - Andorsrud
By car to Andorsrud in Skoger, west of Drammen. Blue marked trail to Heia and Rønnehue, old settlements. Path to the southwest to Plassane, on the dirt road to Skulkerud, old school. Moreover, dirt road southwest to the Troll Bridge, a great nature experience. Return to Plassane, the path back to Heia and Andorsrud. The trip can also be cycled, but then follow the dirt road all the time.
Map: Map Drammen South 150 000
Literature: The forests between the Drammen River and Eikern
C) Risdalstårnet at Risdalsåsen / Strømsøåsen in Drammen
The view tower Risdalstårent was inaugurated in May 2008. Easy access to the tower from Galterud school through the Hellas lodge (meals on weekends) and up. Signs to the tower.
The map Strømsåsrunden / Strømsøåsenl 110 000 shows blue marked circular track and Risdalsåsen. Sold by DOT.