Explore the most popular trails in Finland

From the high fells of Arctic Lapland in the north to the Unique Archipelago in the south – here are the hiking favorites that you must visit.

Lapland
 

Location of Syöte National Park in FinlandSyöte National Park:
Winterbiking
Moderate trail
 

Syöte has excellent cycling terrain for experienced mountain bikers, as well as for families with children going on day trips. Altogether 19 km of winterbiking routes dribble in the snowy forests of the park.

Syöte National Park. Photo: Heikki Ketola/Vastavalo

 

Location of Urho Kekkonen National Park in Finland

Urho Kekkonen National Park:
Iisakkipää Nature Trail, 3-7 km
Easy trail
 

  • Excellent for children, partly accessible by wheelchair
  • Amazing views
  • Great for the whole family
  • On top of the fells
  • Easy access by public transport
  • Services of a tourist resort
  • Urho Kekkonen National Park

Enjoy hiking in the magnificent scenery within easy reach of good facilities. In top of Iisakkipää fell you will see the typical scenery of Urho Kekkonen national park. Enjoy the northern nature and fresh air! (julkaisut.metsa.fi, pdf-file)

 

Location of Riisitunturi National Park in Finland

Riisitunturi National Park:
Riisin Rääpäsy Trail, 4.3 km
Easy trail
 

  • Excellent for children, partly accessible by wheelchair
  • Amazing views
  • Deep green forests
  • Great for the whole family
  • On top of the fells
  • Riisitunturi National Park

Discover the Riisitunturi open landscapes with space to breathe!

Riisitunturi National Park. Photo: Posion Matkailuyhdistys

 

Location of Inari Hiking Area in Finland

Inari Hiking Area:
Juutua Trail, 5.8 km
Easy trail
 

In winter, you can travel along the illuminated trail and admire the beauty of the northern natural features.

Juutua trail in Inari Hiking Area. Photo: Pasi Nivasalo


Helsinki Area


Location of Nuuksio National Park in FinlandNuuksio National Park:
Haukankierros Trail, 4 km
Moderate trail
 

Within easy reach to Helsinki you can escape into wild nature.


Archipelago

 

Location of Teijo National Park in Finland

Teijo National Park:
Trail around Lake Matildanjärvi, 5.5 km
Easy trail
 

  • Excellent for children, partly accessible by wheelchair
  • Amazing views
  • Glittering waters
  • Deep green forests
  • Great for the whole family
  • Services of a tourist resort
  • Teijo Nature Centre
  • Teijo National Park

Lakescenery by the historic ironworks villages.

Trail around Lake Matildanjärvi in Teijo National Park. Photo: Jukka-Pekka Ronkainen


Lakeland


Location of Koli National Park in FinlandKoli National Park:
Ukko-Koli trail, 1 km
Demanding trail
 

After visiting Ukko-Koli peak you won't be left wondering why so many generations of artists and tourists have been inspired and enchanted by these views.

Koli National Park. Photo: Marjo Kämäräinen