Skjåk is located in Ottadalen in Oppland county between majestic mountains and beautiful scenery for outdoor recreation. Reinheimen National Park lies in the north and Breheimen National Park in the south.
The community center in Skjåk is Bismo and approximately 40% of the locals lives here. Most of the inhabitants have their work in Bismo in industry, trade and services. Skjåk is also the spectacular backdrop for the television series "Trio - Odin's gold."