Storforsen (Vidsel)

Storforsen is one of the biggest waterfall in Europe, speaking in terms of volume. With an average volume of 250 m3/s, Storforsen is in the top 10 of most powerful waterfalls in Europe. In summertime the average flow is 870 m3/s with a highest volume ver measures of 1200 m3/s!!!

Storforsen has a descent of 80 meters in 5 kilometer with 60 single drops and is located in the river Piteälven

Maybe that Storforsen is more a rapid then a waterfall but it looks quit impressive.

To get to the Storforsen, drive north from Älvsbyn over road 374 until you reach Hotel Storforsen.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

About Storforsen (Vidsel)

Best visitSpring

Most nearby waterfalls

WaterfallDistance (linear)Rating
Benbryteforsen 45 km
Askasfallet 104 km
Muddusfallet 105 km
Linafallet 222 km
Storforsen (Skarda) 237 km

Find nearby hotels

Great nearby waterfalls

WaterfallDistance (linear)Rating
Askasfallet 104 km
Gorzifossen 376 km
Kistefossen 6665 km
Mollisfossen 399 km
Rovijokfossen 357 km