On the recommendation of the UNESCO Global Geoparks Council, the executive board of UNESCO has designated Magma Geopark as UNESCO Global Geopark from 1st of January 2019 to the 31st of December 2022.
The geology of Magma has international scientific importance thank to the moon landscape composed by very hard modeled rocks called anorthosite which are the result of unique Earth moving processes happen Billion years ago. The unique connection between the geological and the cultural heritage combined with sustainable development practices makes Magma be one of the 147 UNESCO Global Geoparks in the World. (More at: http://www.unesco.org/new/en/natural-sciences/environment/earth-sciences/unesco-global-geoparks/)
WHY VISIT MAGMA GEOPARK?
The area gives wonderful surroundings for several outdoor activities and unique experiences: hiking, biking, kayaking, climbing and also fishing in one of the most famous salmon rivers in Norway.
We can rent you climbing equipment and professional for exploring the first Norwegian fjord, the Jøssingfjord: one of the most famous Magma Geopark location.
If you are exploring the area by yourself, you can download our App and experience our TurfHunt or SmartGuide digital platform. In our website there are also printable route descriptions provided for some of the routes inside the Magma Geopark area.