Tredalen – A pearl on the idyllic Norwegian coastline
one of The Norwegian Guide and Scout Association’s (NSF) two national
It is located nearby the sea, and it is well suited for water activities as
well as activities ashore. You can pioneer, swim, fish, explore the
Asmalsund by canoe or hike in Ytre Hvaler national park, to mention just a few of the many opportunities.
also well suited for small meetings or minor courses.
campsite consists of three buildings and two campgrounds. Tredalen has capacity to
host 30 people inside, and about 350 outside in their own tents.
building has a kitchen, a living room, a dining room and two bedrooms at the
first floor. On the second floor you’ll find two more bedrooms and a dormitory.
The toilets can be found outside the building.
red cabin) has a kitchen, a living room and a bedroom on the first floor.
Upstairs thereis one more bedroom. Rødstua has
capacity to host six people indoors.
building is a cabin with capacity to host four people, and has cooking
equipment but no electricity.
northern campground is known as “Pirate field” and has a capability for 200
people staying in tents. The southern
campground is known as “Squaw Field” and has space for 150 people in tents.
to the buildings and the campgrounds, Tredalen also have a pier with the
possibility to moor up to four boats. You are also welcome to rent boats,
canoes and kayaks at the campsite.
has its own well during summertime. The water is not suited as drinking water
but it can be used
washing. Therefore, drinking water must be brought on site. During winter, the
well is closed. Visitors then have to bring all the water they will need.
Each of the
cabins has a stove and firewood available to visitors
indoor use. If you need firewood for a campfire you will have to bring it
yourself or gather it outside. You will
find campfire facilities outside both Rødstua and the cabin.
Se photos from a weekend of scout leader training at Tredalen here.
How to get to Tredalen?
located on Spjærøy in Hvaler municipality, south for Fredrikstad (WGS 84: N 59ᵒ 6.72’, E 10ᵒ 55.557’; WGS 84 – decimal: 59.10120,
It is easy to access
Tredalen by public transportation. You can take the bus TIMEekspressen from
Oslo bus terminal to Bekkene on Spjærøy (About 800 m to walk from the Tredalen’s
If you drive your own
car, you can use a GPS or follow Rv 108 from Fredrikstad towards Spjærøy, and
take first turn to the left. Then you follow the road signs indicating Tredalen,
right after passing a parking lot.
Rental and prices
members of NSF and non-members can rent Tredalen at friendly prices. Please contact us for more information.