Park safely at Reinsvangen when you plan to hike Besseggen, Knutshø, or explore other trails in the Gjende area in Jotunheimen. 

Long-term parking is not available at Gjendeosen, so it’s advisable to park at Reinsvangen when embarking Gjendebåten on your trip to Memurubu or Gjendebu, heading for a hike in the surround mountains. 

At Reinsvangen, you can securely park before taking the shuttle bus to Gjendeosen. You can pre-book parking for up to a week. At Reinsvangen you will find a kiosk.

This is how you get to the Reinsvangen parking lot:

  • Follow FV51 until you see the sign for the turnoff to Gjendeosen, Gjendesheim, and Gjendebåtene.
  • Continue along the road until you see the parking sign for Gjendeosen and Gjendebåtene. 

You can pay for parking and the shuttle bus upon arrival at Reinsvangen, but it’s recommended to pre-book in order to save time.

Practical information:

  • Arrive at least 1 hour before your departure with Gjendebåtene. 
  • The shuttle bus runs continuously from the parking lot in the morning, with return trips from Gjendeosen to Reinsvangen every half hour from 3:00 PM onwards. 
  • Parking can be booked for up to a week.