Rugged Rocky Gorges in the Wild Backwoods
Location: In the Kainuu Region, in Sotkamo (www.sotkamo.fi). Read more
Arrival: By car. Read more
Activities: Trekking, admiring the sights and the views, photographing the scenery. Read more
Sights: Hiidenportti Gorge and the rocky landscape, the old wilderness forests and the slopes shaped by slash-and-burn farming, the meadow in an old yard. Read more
Suitability: For hikers and trekkers looking for peace and quiet. Also well-suited to inexperienced hikers, groups of students and other group trips. Not suitable for the disabled.
Services: The Palolampi rental hut is available for hire for group meals. A nature information shelter, a cooking shelter, campfire sites and firewood, dry toilets. Read more
Trails: Marked trails (30 km) from easy to demanding. Read more
This is the web page www.nationalparks.fi/hiidenportti
The area is managed by Metsähallitus, Parks & Wildlife Finland, address: Lentiirantie 342, 88900 Kuhmo, Finland.