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Type:Historical monument

Borggrend, 3870, Fyresdal

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Russvassdammen in Borggrend is one of the most impressing timber floating dam were the wood are restored. At the same time the vegetation close to the dam is removed so that the dam can be seen in the terrain.

How to get there.

By the main road, to the valley of Borggrend, you will find an information sign, were there is a marked trail to the dam. By the dam you will find a second information sign that inform you about the timber floating. Across the dam, you may continue your trip on a marked trail to a road. Following this southwards you will return to  Borggrendsvegen and then walk back to the parking place. The whole round-trip is about1.5 km. You can use ordinary jogging shoes.


Map & Directions

Public Transport Directions

From down town Fyresdal you drive proxy 1.8 km on the main road 355.
Turn left in the direction Birtedalen. After 10 km take the road to the right Borggrend on the sign. After 6 km you will find an information sign on the left hand side of the road.


Tel: +47 35 04 14 55

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