The Bear Park
Just 5 minutes from the hotel you will find Bjørneparken (The Bear Park) which offers exciting adventures for the whole family. Here you can see bears, elks, roedeers and other domestic animals in their natural habitiat. You can also try out obstacle courses, pet farm animals and small animals, feed the animals and go mountain climbing.
Fishing and hunting
The Hallingdal region is well known for its monumental nature which also offers great possibilites for hunting and fishing. Here you will find several fishing waters, Norway's national Fishing and Hunting Centre and Vassfaret National Park.
At Flå you can find more than 60 small and large fishing waters where you can catch trout, pike and perch. At lake Gaptjern there has been facilitated a 100 metres fishing pier. There are fishing piers also at several other fishing waters. The river Hallingdalselva runs through Flå, with several great spots for fly-fishing and trolling.
The National Hunting and Fishing centre
The national centre of Norway's Hunting and Fishing Association is located at Flå. Here you can find a variety of classes with experienced instructors all year through.
At Flå there are many options for great bicycle trips. We have a varaiety of paths and roads which are suitable for all levels, and also offer the best of both the fjords and the mountains. At the mountains of Flå there are several options. The Vassfarrittet route passes through central parts of Vassfaret. Additionally you can find many forrest roads. Flå is also a part of The Norefjell Route and Norway's national bicycle route 4.
Cross-country and alpine skiing
Flå offers a great terrain for skiing for all ages. You can find prepared ski tracks in the areas around Høgevarde, Haglebud, Damtjern, Veneli and Domfet.
- Høgevarde Mountain Park offers skiing tracks and a descent. Great for beginners and small children. At Høgevarde you will also find a great warming hut.
- 45 minutes from Thon Hotel Bjørneparken you will find Nesbyen Alpine Ski Centre with 5 lifts, 13 slopes and 2 fun parks.
- Norefjell Alpine Ski Centre has 13 lifts and 26 slopes, and is one of Norway's most complete ski resorts.
Other attractions nearby
A great beach where you can both go for a swim and go fishing. Also offer a bathing jetty and beach volley.
Nesbyen Golf Park
18-hole golf course, located 750 metres above sea level in a beautiful mountain scenery. The park has a driving range and 3 practice greens, pro shop and a café. 60 by car from Thon Hotel Bjørneparken.
Resembling a fairytale castle Langedrag is situated in beatiful scenery 1.000 metres above sea level with views of both mountains and lakes. At the farmyard you get to pet the farm animals. In the park you can study wild animals like wolfs, lynxes, arctic foxes, wild boars, mooses and reindeers.
Hallingdal Leisure Park
A new all-year leisure park which offers activities and adventures from the top shelf for the whole family.
At Blaafarveverket you can experience art, culture and industrial history at one of the best accommodated visitor mines in Scandinavia. There used to be a time when Blaafarveværket was the biggest enterprise in Norway providing 80 percent of the blue color used for the world's porcelain and glass industry. 75 minutes by car from Thon Hotel Bjørneparken.
The world's biggest ski jump is located in VIkersund. There you can walk the 1.078 steps to the top of the hill which is situated in spectacular surroundings. 75 minutes by car from Thon Hotel Bjørneparken.