Raven Valley is a park in Kristiansand is located in the Grim, specifically at the head of the Grim Myra, with Baneheia as its nearest neighbor.
Ravnedalen former barracks for about 1,200 soldiers, then called Grimsmoen. In the 1860s there were plans to build a shooting range in the area, but General Joseph Frantz Oscar Wergeland, brother of Henrik Wergeland and Camilla Collett, said that "it is pure sacrilege. This area is suitable as an extremely well lystanlæg. "
In 1872, searched Byselskabet Christian Sands Savings Bank for funds to build park in Ravnedalen, and in the period 1874-78 was the park built by soldiers armed with shovels and seeds instead of weapons.
The park is a statue of General Wergeland, and one of the largest spruce trees, planted in 1875.
Raven Valley has become one of Kristiansand's new cultural sites with frequent concerts and other activities. Oppmurt outdoor stage. Among other things, an annual event Helene Bøksle performance Elverhøy inner Ravnedalen.
The park is also an excellent base for touring Baneheia, with several alternative paths.