Hiking in Thy National Park

 Without a guide

 Thy National Park has a myriad of roads and paths that take you through varying and magnificent landscapes. You can hike in forests, on heaths, in dunes and on the limestone islands of the past. There are interesting tours for visitors who prefer a short marked route, and for more experienced hikers who want to experience the deserted landscape on foot.

 A good route for anyone is Redningsvejen (the North Sea Trail) along the dunes by the sea. This route is marked by a lifeboat. The route starts at the ferry harbour on Agger Tange and runs through the national park to Hanstholm and on to Bulbjerg. In the past, Redningsvejen was used by the rescue services when they had to rescue shipwrecked seafarers who stranded on the dangerous coast. This trail is very close to the sea and the dunes, and you can sense the windy and tough beauty of the area. There are primitive camping sites on the route, particularly in the plantations. You can also spend the night in inns, B&Bs or similar.

 Throughout the national park, nature and man have created beautiful lookout points where hikers can stop and enjoy the spectacular view of the vast area. From the top of Hanstholm lighthouse in the north and Lodbjerg lighthouse in the south, you can really sense the grandeur of the area.

 Find hiking routes in Thy National Park on www.udinaturen.dk

Maps for hiking

Thy National Park has developed a bicycling and hiking guide entitled "On the trail of Thy National Park": Buy the guide here

Find inspiration and routing information on your smartphone with the free app about the National Park: Thy National Park app

The North Sea Trail 

Redningsvejen is part of the North Sea Trail, and a map has been published covering the stretch Agger - Bulbjerg. The map is available from the visitors centre at Stenbjerg Landingsplads landing area or at the tourist office.

The Danish Nature Agency has also published a series of hiking tour leaflets for parts of Thy National Park.

Guided tours and hikes

You can find information about short guided trips in the event leaflet and on www.thy360.dk. You can get the event leaflet at Stenbjerg landing area, in tourist offices, or similar places. We also offer a number of daytrips in connection with hiking holidays in collaboration with the Danish Nature Agency, Thy and Thy Tourist Association.

Find more hiking tours on www.thy360.dk

Organised hiking holidays

Read about the possibilities for hiking holidays with overnight stays in Thy National Park. Here you can find information about the five-day trip from Agger Tange to Hanstholm.

Five-day hiking tour

Orienteering stations

Vilsbøl Pllantation has 30 permanent orienteering stations that take you to interesting locations in the forest. Start from the bathing spot at Nors Lake or from the forest playground at Vandet Lake. You will find the orienteering map in the card holder at the starting points or on the internet.

Download orienteering map on www.nordvestok.dk