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Advice when visiting

You are nature’s guest when you visit the national park. The Right to Roam allows us to travel freely. Nevertheless, you are obligated to show consideration so that animals and plants are not harmed or disturbed. Leave nature the way you want to find it.


Nasjonalparkstyret for Femundsmarka og Gutulia
Statsforvalteren i Trøndelag
Postboks 4710, Sluppen
N-7468 Trondheim
E: sftlpost@statsforvalteren.no



Save the trees! The trees in the national park are protected; this also applies to the old, dry pines. These are often referred to as ‘gadd’. These old trees characterize the area, and the dead trees are home to many rare animal and plant species.

Campfires. Visitors are permitted to use small twigs from trees, but first and foremost twigs found on the ground. Remember that campfires are prohibited during the period from April 15 to September 15. However, campfires are permitted when there is no obvious risk of the fire spreading. Do not make new fire pits, use the existing ones.

Dead tree in the forest.
Persons hiking.

Trash must not be left or burned in the national park, visitors must take it with them when they leave and dispose of it properly. Feel free to pick up any trash that you find on your way.

Go wherever you want, on foot or on skis. We appreciate you taking care when visiting the park so that you leave no trace when the next visitors come to the area. Wildlife is particularly vulnerable to disturbance during the calving and breeding season in the spring.

Taking a break. Some species in Gutulia are particularly vulnerable to disturbance during certain periods of the year. Many vulnerable species nest near watercourses and marshes.

You may bring your dog along on your trip, but remember to keep it on a leash between 1 April to 20 August. Make sure that your dog does not disturb the domesticated reindeer when you are passing through their grazing areas. Small, cute dogs can also cause harm.

Drones can disturb wildlife and other users of the national park and are therefore prohibited unless special permission has been granted.


Domesticated reindeer herd.
Woodpecker in tree.

Feel free to pick berries and mushrooms, but leave trees and plants alone. The national park is home to several rare plant species that are difficult to identify.

Remember that fishing licenses are required, and you may also need to inform the landowner. Only moose hunting is permitted in the national park.