About The Forest

Oslo is in a remarkable situation with wild nature at sea and land, only minutes from the city core. Here you get to see how close the untouched and authentic nature is to Norways Capital, Oslo. People in Oslo call the forest around Oslo, "Oslomarka".

So what is Oslomarka?
Oslomarka is Norways most important area for outdoor activities. The forest covers only 0,4% of Norways land area, but represents outdoors activities and hiking trips for more than 25% of the people living in Norway. People are enjoying this wonderful resource all year around, winter as summer. As much as 3 out of 4 people living in Oslo are using the forest at least once a week or once a month.0