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Panorama picture from Dovre Municipality in Norway




FOKSTUMYRA NATURAL RESERVE

Fokstumyra natural reserve was preserved in 1923, as the first natural area in Norway. It was expanded in 2002, and covers approximately 22.900 DA. About 130 breeds of birds are observed here, about 70 of these are mating. One distinctive species is the Ruff (Philomachus pugnax). A footpath of approximately 6 km with a bird-watching tower.

In the period from the 1st of May to the 1st of August you can only walk in the park by using the marked trails. The designation of Fokstumyra as a nature reserve in 1923 was the first such act involving the protection of a large wilderness area in Norway. Hiking etc. in the nature reserve is subject to certain rules. Situated about 10 km to the north of Dombås, by the E 6.