Outdoor Life on Wooded Hills
Location: In Northern Ostrobothnia and in Southern Lapland in Pudasjärvi (www.pudasjarvi.fi, in Finnish), Taivalkoski (www.taivalkoski.fi, in Finnish) and Posio (www.posio.fi). Read more
Arrival: By car and public transportation. Read more
Activities: Skiing, mountain biking, trekking. Read more
Sights: The views from the top of Pyhitys Hill and from the Ahmakallio observation tower, the snow-crowned spruces, the mires where you can pick cloudberries and cranberries, the Rytivaara Crown Tenant Farm, and the traces of the Ice Age in Vattukuru Ravine. Read more
Suitability: Excellent for families with children and for those who wish to go on an active holiday. Some parts are also suitable for the disabled.
Services: A wide variety of services, throughout the year: Syöte Visitor Centre, group tours, day trip huts, open wilderness huts, reservable huts, campfire sites and firewood, dry toilets, lean-to shelters, the reservation-only sauna in the yard of the Ahmatupa hut. Services provided by cooperation parties. Read more
Trails: Marked trekking routes and nature trails for day trips or for longer hikes (122 km), a canoe route (22 km). Maintained ski trails (33 km), which are part of the network of ski trails in the Syöte region. By trekking along the Rytivaaran kierros Trail (9 km), you will go back in time. Your hike along the Ahmankierros Trail (Wolverine's Circular Trail) (17 km) will be crowned by bathing in a sauna in the heart of the wilderness! Read more
This is the web page www.nationalparks.fi/syote
The area is managed by Metsähallitus, Parks & Wildlife Finland. Address: Torangintaival 2 93600 Kuusamo, Finland.