Ørskog municipality

GPS coordinates
Latitude: 62.483006128
Longitude: 6.8146258863


Ørskog lies in the fjord region of Sunnmøre, and can offer a wide variety of nature-based activities. Here you can fish in both rivers and fjords, explore forests with a rich animal life, and enjoy mountains and the beautiful Dynjafossen waterfall.

Ørskog municipality, with 2.000 inhabitants, is centrally located on the north side of the Storfjord, and is an important link between Sunnmøres coastal regions and inner fjord regions. The mountains in Ørskog make up the border between the Sunnmøre and Romsdal regions.

The nature in Ørskog is beautiful and changing, and both the Ørskog mountain and the Vaksvik mountain are used for activities by people from near and far both summer and winter.

The municipality has got a rich and fertile soil, which has been important for the people who have lived, and still live here. The area also offers wide forests with a rich animal and plant life, and three valleys with rivers. The Ørskog, Vaksvik and Solnørvassdraget rivers provide excellent fishing opportunities along with the Storfjord, plunging to a depth of 700 metres.

Some of the other attractions that are worth a visit in Ørskog are the beautiful Dynjafossen waterfall, the Liafjella mountains and the Lokomobile.

Contact details

Destinasjon Ålesund & Sunnmøre
N-6002 Ålesund
Tel.: 70 16 34 30

Destinasjon Geirangerfjord-Trollstigen
N-6216 Geiranger
Tel.: 70 26 30 99