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An entry into nature, history and active experiences, in Rebild, Rold Forest and Rebild Hills.

If you are an outdoor person with an inclination towards wonderful outdoor activities, then Rebild has it all, like the landscape, comprising the forest Rold Forest, the hills of Rebild Bakker and their environs, is nothing less than heavenly lush green scenery. Take also a look into the forest Troldeskoven. Here, in the heart of the region of Himmerland, the skies are high and there is room for diversity – so if you prefer pensive hiking to the notes of birdsong; a mountain-bike ride at tearing speeds up and down hills; or, if you are more inclined towards canoeing on the calm waters of the stream, then Rebild can provide.

We’re open all year round – for nature never takes a day off, never goes holidaying. On the contrary, it is prepared to receive you whenever it suits you. Regardless of season, Rebild can always deliver exhilarating nature experiences or active exertion.

Rold Forest and Rebild Bakker

Without a doubt, the primary attractions of the Rebild area are the hills and forest, namely Rebild Bakker and Rold Forest, also belonging among Denmark's primary natural attractions. We urge you to exploit this spot. For instance, you could take a trip to the forest’s nature playground, Røverknolden, which is a super spot for a familyday. The forest also provides an excellent backdrop for biking – for bringing your hamper as well as for downhill action on mountain bike. 

At Rebild Bakker you can also find the activities below.



At the tourist office, RebildPorten, you can find inspiration for your vacations, family trips and many other occasions. We have the all information y...

Lincoln Log Cabin

The Lincoln Log Cabin in Rebild National Park is named after the US president Abraham Lincoln (1861-1865), and is placed at the entrance to the nation...

Rebild center & Thingbæk Kalkminer

Rebildcentret is an activity center and a center of information and knowlegde about nature and culture. Rebildcentret is focused on on CHALK, SPRINGS...

Versatile Rebild

With its versatile nature, Rebild is the perfect destination all year, especially if you are into sports and outdoor activities.

Rebild offers cozy and natural bicycle routes through nature. If you are searching for action and challenges, then jump on your mountainbike and try the amazing MTB routes. Rold forest is furthermore named as the 2nd best MTB-route from Rebild offers also great opportunities for hiking, golf, running, geocaching, overnight stay in open air, adventuresport and fishing. Are you more into water? Then take a tour with a canoe along Lindenborg stream or go out swimming in the lake Store Økssø or one of the other beautiful lakes in Rebild. 

Events in Rebild

The area has a rich and thriving cultural life, and it is particularly renowned for the Rebild Celebrations. On every 4th of July since 1912, the area has been the venue for the celebration of the United States’ Independence Day. This event is believed to be the greatest independence-day celebration outside the US.

Opera in Rebild is part of the Aalborg Operafestival, an annually recurring event, and certainly also worth a visit.

Rebild offers a lot of big sport events for both sport enthusiasts and for the ones who want to challenge themselves with something new - Rold 24race, Tri ved Søen, MTB RACE 10 hours in Rebild, Triatlandløbet and a lot more.

See all events in Rebild here


If you are hiking or just taking a leisurely stroll in Rold Forest, and you pass the fabulous lake, Store Økssø, we recommend that you pay the beautiful restaurant Mosskov Pavillion a visit. Here the menu certainly matches the idyllic setting. Rebild Bakker boasts another fine restaurant, namely Rold Storkro, also profiting from the wonderful nature.

Find an overview of all restaurants near Rebild or take a look at the suggestions below.

Mosskov Pavillon

Mosskov Pavillonen is an old small restaurant, and serve both coffee, lunch or dinner. The restaurant is located by Store Økssø, and it is recommende...

Top Karens House

Top Karens Hus (the house of a woman named “Top Karen”) was the very first small restaurant of the area. It was owned by Karen and Jens Andersen until...

The House of Lars Kjær

The poacher Lars Kjær and his wife Marie, who was a fortune teller, lived in a beautiful small thatched house at the bottom of Rebild Bakker. The mus...

Restaurant Rold Storkro

Right on the edge of the forest of Rold, you will find the restaurant, Rold Storkro. For 60 years visitors have travelled from near and far to taste t...

Regardless of whether you chose between the inns and hotels or prefer campsite or hostel, you will be close to nature. Rebild is, as a matter of fact, home to Denmark’s only Sports hotel, Comwell Sport Rebild Bakker. Here, you can combine beautiful scenery with a comfortable bed, wonderful food and, above all, active exercise. Give it a try and be overwhelmed by the multitude of activities to be found near the hotel.

For more inspiration and information for your holiday in Rebild, take a look at or Rebildsportens Facebook page. Contact Rebildporten via e-mail at or at the telephone number +45 99 88 90 00.