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 Vassfaret Bear Park

Vassfaret Bear Park is a zoo displaying animals from Vassfaret in their natural habitat. The Bear Park (Bjørneparken) is located in Flå. The main attraction is the bears, but you can also see moose, deer, birds and tame animals like pigs, goats, sheep and rabbits. Children can feed the animals, solve puzzles, or follow the nature trail and follow animal tracks. There were wild bears in the mountain area of Vassfaret until 1972. The Bear Park has recreated old Vassfaret with old buildings and animals in their true element.

Not only the only the animals get to climb, jump and run in Bjørneparken. Try our fun obstacle course with swings, a suspension bridge, climbing wall, sliding poles, a balance challenge, lookout tower and a slide. Simple catering from the cafés Bertestugu and Bamsebua. You can also bring your own lunch, lavvos and grills are available.

The Bear Park is open every day from 1 May to 12 October
Low season 18 August - 21 December: 11 am - 5 pm
Besides these periods, the Bear Park are open only Saturdays and Sundays.

Thon Hotel Bjørneparken is situated 5 minutes from the park, close to the nature, and offers 56 bright and modern rooms and a charming restaurant.

Vassfaret is a forest valley between Hallingdal and Valdres, bordering Flå, Nes, Ringerike and Sør-Aurdal municipalities and Oppland and Buskerud counties. The valley is said to be between the Hallingdal and Hedalen in the traditional district of Valdres.

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