Lake Foxen is the northern section of Lake Stora Le, a large, naturally oligotrophic, deep clear water wilderness lake. The shoreline is mostly steep and sometimes nearly inaccessible. There are many islands and skerries making the lake more interesting for fishermen. The many ready campsites are used by many canoeists when summer is at its height, but in the periods before and after the ice melts you can have the lake to yourself.
The area around Lake Foxen is mostly natural forest dominated by fir. In places there are large stands of deciduous trees providing home to many unusual plant and animal species. As the shores are largely unexploited, many bird species nest here. The lake has 16 different bird conservation areas where no one may land between April 1 and August 31.