Fauske is a pleasant small town an hour’s drive from downtown Bodø. Fauske stretches from Valnesfjord in the west to the mining town of Sulitjelma in the east. Fauske offers many activities, including mountain hiking, spotting the Northern Lights and going dog sledding.
In Fauske, you will have use for your skis, fishing rod, hiking boots or helmet and headlamp. Hike or bike along the many marked trails. The gateway to the “children’s national park”, Sjunkhatten, is situated in Valnesfjord.