Ostensjovannet Lake, Oslo

4.8
#5 of 9 in Wildlife in Oslo
Known as a wildlife reserve with a large local bird population, Ostensjovannet Lake serves as a popular place for recreational activity. The park is surrounded by a 4.5 km (2.8 mi) trail that connects to a large network of paths through the nearby Oslo forests. As the city's largest wetland, it also provides a natural habitat to over 200 species of birds. The surrounding area also bears cultural history, with remnants of farming communities as early as 500 CE. Hike along the trail to observe these, as well as relics of the Viking Age. Take the guesswork out of planning a Oslo vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.
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  • 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...  more »
  • 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.  more »
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  • Good place for ice skating in the winters
  • Great place for the soul
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