Inari Hiking Area is located from Lake Myössäjärvi, along Inari - Ivalo road, to the northern side of Juutuanjoki River, and from there to the south, until Lake Solojärvi along Inari - Kittilä road. Towards the east, the hiking area includes half of Lake Inarijärvi. Lake Myössäjärvi area can be reached from the road 4 (Inari - Ivalo), and Juutua area from the village of Inari.

Directions

Directions of Inari Hiking Area © Metsähallitus 2005

By Public Transportation

  • There are daily coach connections from Rovaniemi, Utsjoki, Karigasniemi and Näätämö. Timetables (www.matkahuolto.fi).
  • The nearest airport (www.finavia.fi) is in Ivalo. From airport there is a trasportation to Inari village (www.kuljetusliikeilmarislant.fi), notice that you have to make a pre-booking on the previos day by 6.pm.
  • Journey.fi provides information on public transportation to Inari (www.journey.fi)

By Car

  • To get to the hiking area by car, drive from Ivalo direction on the road 4 for 20 - 40 km to the north, or drive from the village of Inari on the road 955 for 3 - 10 km towards Kittilä. Along the roads, there are many parking areas, from where you can get to the hiking trails or fishing spots.
  • Driving directions to Siida.

Starting Points for Excursions

  • There are parking areas along the Ivalo - Inari road, in the village of Inari, and along Inari - Solojärvi road.
  • Starting points for the trails are located near the village of Inari.
  • Harbours for boaters are located in Veskoniemi, Nangunniemi, Nellim and Inari.

Maps

Electronic Maps

Map of Inari Hiking Area © Metsähallitus 2014

Other Maps

  • Inari Hiking Trails, 1:50 000, Metsähallitus 2015, the map is sold by Siida- Northern Lapland Nature Centre and Ivalo Customer Service. Julkaisut.metsa.fi
  • Hammastunturi - Etelä-Inari ulkoilukartta: Hammastunturi - South-Inari outdoor map, 1:100 000, Karttakeskus 2016. The map is sold by Siida - Northern Lapland Nature Centre and Ivalo Customer Service.
  • Inarin osoite- ja virkistyskartta: Address and recreation map of Inari, 1:150 000, Lapland District Survey Office 2013. The map is sold by Siida - Northern Lapland Nature Centre and Ivalo Customer Service.
  • Maastokartat: Terrain maps, nos W511 and W512, 1:50 000, Maanmittauslaitos 2008. The maps are sold by Siida - Northern Lapland Nature Centre, Ivalo Customer Service and Karttakeskus.
  • Veneilykartta 480: Boating map 480, 1:50 000, Finnish Maritime Administration 2011. The map is sold by Siida - Northern Lapland Nature Centre and Ivalo Customer Service.
  • Inarijärvi Vätsäri Tsarmitunturi, waterproof map, 1:25 000 and 1:100 000, Calazo Förlag 2016. Map is sold by Calazo, Siida - Northern Lapland Nature Centre, Saariselkä and Ivalo Customer Services and many businesses in the area.
  • Hiking GT Pohjois-Suomi: Hikingmap GT Finland North, 2016, 1:400 000. The maps are sold by Karttakeskus and well-stocked bookstores.

Map Sales Points

Publications in English

Publications of Metsähallitus

  • Nature Guide to Inari Lapland and its Bird Sites

Publications in English (julkaisut.metsa.fi).

Publication can be ordered at Ivalo Customer Service.

Other Publications

  • P. Turunen and S.Saraspää, 2009: Inarijärvi - Lake Inari. Amanita. 95 pages (in English)

Parking Areas

  • Inarintie no 4 (E75), Inari
  • Kittiläntie no 955, Inari

More precise parking area addresses are not available.