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Månafossen and Friluftsgården Mån

Eikeskog
4335 Dirdal

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Månafossen Waterfall

Difficulty

Grading

  • medium
Length

ferger

1,2
Ascent

ferger

184 m
Time

Facilities

Duration

  • 2 hours - return trip
Terrain

Facilities

Nature and terrain

  • forest
  • waterfall
Type

Hiking

Marking?Trips marked with the national standard are marked in green (easy), blue (medium), red (demanding) and black (expert). DNT (The Norwegian Trekking Association) marked routes are marked with red T's, painted on cairns and stones. Local associations and sports clubs may have marked hiking trails in other ways. There are many different varieties. Ask at the tourist information office if you are unsure of the markings in the area you are visiting.
Ground

Practical

General facilities

  • Good to know - Accommodation: Booking: Contact Jæren friluftsråd. Fishing: Free pole fishing by Mån, in Månavatnet and the southern part of Fidjavatnet. Dog leash mandatory: 1 April - 20 August.
  • Parking - Parkering for a fee at Eikeskog.
  • Practical information - The hike is steep from from the start/parking. Both stairs and chains to hold on to. Remember sturdy footwear. Preferably mountain boots.
  • Warning - Be prepared for all types of weather, even in summer. This is why you must bring clothing and equipment apt for sunny and nice weather, but also account for snow, rain and weather wind. The weather can change rapidly. If you hike in winter, please bring extra safety equipment, i.e. a headlight.

Route Guides

Map

Road Directions

With car: From Stavanger E39 to Ålgård, fv. 45 to Gilja. Follow signs to Frafjord and Eikeland. Approx. 1 hours' drive from Stavanger. 

Facilities

Distance

  • length in km - 1,2

Duration

  • 2 hours - return trip

General facilities

  • suitable for children

Grading

  • medium

Nature and terrain

  • forest
  • total ascent - 184 m
  • waterfall

Participants must bring

  • backpack
  • good walking shoes
  • mountain shoes
  • warm clothing
  • water bottle
  • waterproof clothing
  • windproof clothing

Season

  • april
  • august
  • july
  • june
  • may
  • september

Video

  • Månafossen from above
  • Essential Tips for Hiking in the Mountains

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