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Ostensjovannet Lake

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ornitolog or maybe just found of ducks and peaceful nature

Østensjøvannet is a small freshwater lake outside of center it has one of the richest population of... read more

Reviewed 20 June 2018
Oslo, Norway
Peaceful, beautiful and a nice place for a stroll

If you're after a peaceful and beautiful nature for a stroll the walk around the lake it's a good... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2017
Oslo, Norway
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Ostensjovannet is a beautiful lake in a popular recreation area only 5 km from the city centre. The walking trail around the water is 4,5 km (2,8 miles) long and is connected to a large network of trails in the Oslo forests. The lake is Oslo's...more
Ostensjo, Oslo 690, Norway
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Reviewed 20 June 2018

Østensjøvannet is a small freshwater lake outside of center it has one of the richest population of ducks and birds in Norway and there is a path all the way around the water that gives you nice exsercise and peace in mind bring bread for...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank 537bj_rnm
Reviewed 18 September 2017

If you're after a peaceful and beautiful nature for a stroll the walk around the lake it's a good choice. The area around the lake has a rich birdlife. A good place to find peace in mind.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank TerjeHoegberg
Reviewed 3 August 2017

A peaceful place for people appreciating nature. Several different species of birds all around the lake, as well as frogs, salamanders and smaller mammals if you´re lucky. Also several species of plants and flowers along the walking trail. The trail is also attractive for bikers...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank FyFazan
Reviewed 29 April 2017

Ideal for a Sunday stroll with family, yet icy slopes in Winter. No cyclists, yet many joggers, who take care. Oddly enough, no place for a coffee and waffles!

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank Senorbrown
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

It was my first visit and I was surprised how nice it was here. These are well-maintained hiking trails with a rich birdlife. There are several hiking trails that go on in different directions from here, the possibilities are many.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Marita B
Reviewed 29 July 2016

It was a nice walking around. Very quiet and attractive for biking and jogging. It's easy to get there and has many side routes with amazing views

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Babak M
Reviewed 26 July 2016

This is probably the nicest walk you can take and still being so close to the city. The walk takes about 45 minutes to an hour, depending if you take the gravel road or the scenic route through the forest. There can be a lot...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Lars B
Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

Only 12min with the tube (Metro station Skøyenåsen on the 3rd line towards Mortensrud) from Oslo central station, you'll reach Østensjøvannet. This lake is a natural park where thousands of birds of all type stop by (and for many of them get their little ones)...More

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank Cathy_Capde
Reviewed 26 August 2015

A nice area to go for a walk or jog around. For me, I like the 4 km walk around this lake, taking photos of birds, relaxing and enjoing the nature. Lots of geese and ducks, but also, many many others, if you just try...More

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank steven h
Reviewed 14 July 2015

A smal lake in the eastern part of Oslo, you can go there by buss and walk around the smal lake. A lot of birds especially in spring time.

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank Nor_wayone
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