Skjækerosstua, a spacious and pleasant log cabin accommodating 8 people and with a good standard, is hired out by Steinkjer kommuneskoger Ogndalsbruket KF.About the cabin and its location
The cabin is 40m2 with 2 bedrooms. Pets are allowed and there is a dog cage in the cabin. The distance from the road is 15 km in summer and winter.
Skjækerosstua is located by Skjækervatnet (Skjæker Lake) in Skjækra conservation area, with Blåfjella-Skjækerfjella National Park as its closest neighbour. It is overlooking the lake, Skjækerhatten and the National Park.
Fishing and Hiking
The area is a paradise for hunting, fishing, with cloudberry marshes and recreational opportunities in abundance. Just 100 meters from the border og the national park.
Quiet gentle hills surround the cottage to the west, north and east, and with some steeper challenges to the south. In short, it is a hiking terrain to suits most people.
Boat and fishing nets are included in the rent and is located in the boathouse by Skjækervatnet. On Steinkjer municipality's properties it is free rod – and oter fishing and the rental holder may place 3 pieces of fishing nets in Skjækervatnet. Ice drill in the cabin.
You can follow a marked path 15 km all the way to the cabin or choose the path to the north of Skjækervatnet 10 km where you can hire a motor boat. (NB!The rental of the boat requires a separate booking on Mob. No: 92299190.)
Buy hiking maps in our web-shop:
Turkart – Blåfjella – Skjækerfjella og Lierne Nasjonalparker
Booking the cabin
The cabin can be booked online at Inatur.
From Steinkjer (City Hall), drive 42 km in the direction of Ogndal along RV 762, keeping to the main road right up to the large parking area (krokbekken). From there you hike to the cabin.
Key to be collected at the reception at Steinkjer Town Hall between 0800-1530, or in the evening by appointment.
If cancelled a minimum of 10% of the rental fee will be charged. If cancelled less than 30 days before the rental aggreement starts, 25% will be charged. If cancelled less than 15 days before the rental agreement starts, 50% will be charged. If cancelled less than 3 days before the rental agreement starts, there will be no refunds paid.
- Camping and cottage
- Bed linen: Dyner og puter i hytta. Laken, pute- og dynetrekk må medbringes/ Pillows and duvets in the cabin. Bring own pillowcase and duvet covers, sheets.
- Electricity: Nei. Oppvarming med vedovn/No. Heatig with fire place.
- Flush toilets
- Ecotourism Norway
- Kitchen and household
- Cooking facilities: Propan - trebluss/Propane - gas
- Fridge: gass/running on gas
- Kitchen equipment: Utstyr til 10 pers/Kitchen equipment for 10 people
- Wood stove
- Other accommodation
- Cabins may be booked in advance
- Type of animal
- Pets: Tillatt/permitted