After reaching the top you have a great view of Haugalandet and the surrounding area. When the weather is nice you can see all the way to Bømlo in the north and Stavanger in the south. To the west you will see the small island of Utsira, while the islands in Ryfylke can be seen when looking eastwards. 

Boknafjellet Mountain is a renowned landmark for the people of Bokn and not least as an important way mark for sailors. Boknafjellet has been an important landmark for seafarers for thousands of years. When the Dutch and other nationalities came sailing in towards the Norwegian coast, Buch van See - the Dutch name for Bokn, was the first place they saw. Since ancient times a cairn has adorned the summit while in modern times the summit is the site of the Bokn radio transmitter. Access: turn off from highway E39 towards Føresvik on western Bokn. After passing Boknabergvatnet Lake on the left side, turn left and carry on until arriving at the car park. Degree of difficulty: easy. Duration: takes approx. 45 mins.   

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Contact

Address:
  • Boknafjellet, Bokn
  • 5561 BOKN
Phone:
+47 52 75 25 00
Email:
postmottak@bokn.kommune.no
Website:
www.facebook.com/Boknkommune

Facilities

Duration:
  • Short (0.5-3h)
Level of difficulty:
  • Easy (green)
Distance:
  • 5.4km
Total ascent:
  • 217m
Terrain:
  • Coastal area
  • Mountain area
Season:
  • Autumn
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Winter
Surface:
  • Gravel
  • Path
Family-friendly:

Where is Boknafjellet?

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