Reisa national park explore nature

Reisa National Park boasts unique flora and fauna.

Experience one of the last great untouched wilderness areas in Europe. Reisa National Park is 803 km² in size and consists of spectacular canyons, sparkling salmon rivers, stream valleys, wetlands and mountain plateaus. The Reisaelva, the waterfalls, boat tourism, and limitless opportunities for hunting and fishing are just some of what the national park has to offer. Experience exclusive facilities in the middle of the wilderness. At the gate of Reisa National Park is Reisastua Lodge, idyllically located on the banks of the famous Reisa River.

Among Norway’s 230 mountain plants, you will find a total of 193 here.

140 bird species have been observed in the area, including harrier, hawk owl, kestrel, hunting falcon sea eagle and golden eagle.

Wildlife includes wolverines, lynxes, moose, otters and arctic foxes. On rare occasions, even brown bears and wolves can be encountered in the national park.

In this wonderful setting, Reisastua Lodge offers unique experiences in both summer and winter.

Facts about the National Park

  • About 385 vascular plant species are registered in Reisa National Park.

  • 122 bird species have been registered in the national park, including ducks, birds of prey, waders, owls and sparrows.

  • In Reisa National Park there are rocks that are more than 2.6 billion years old.
    The first people in Reisa hunted wild reindeer, and trapping devices are common cultural monuments in the national park.

  • Along the reindeer migration routes you will find trapping pits and shooting hides.

  • The Nordkalottruta, which is part of the European walking route from Sicily to the North Cape (E1), goes through the Reisa National Park and the Ráisdouttarháldi landscape conservation area.