Leivonmäki National Park Trails

Recommended at Leivonmäki

The Harjujärvi trail in the Leivonmäki National Park is an enjoyable destination during accessible hiking. Photo: Hanna Aho

The Accessible Harjujärvi Trail, 700 m/each way

A demanding wheelchair route Hiking Campfire place Lean-to shelter Tent site Toilet for the disabled Parking

When there is no snow on the ground, travel time 1h

Category: an easy trail Easy trail, a demanding wheelchair trail Demanding wheelchair trail

Starting Point: Harjujärvi campfire hut (pdf 2 173 KB, julkaisut.metsa.fi)

Description of the Accessible Harjujärvi Trail
 

A family outing on the Luupään Lenkki trail. Photo: Maija MikkolaLuupään Lenkki Trail, 2.2 km Circle Trail

Hiking Campfire place Lean-to shelter Tent site Toilet for the disabled Parking

When there is no snow on the ground, travel time 1h

Category: an easy trail Easy trail, the accessible Harjujärvi trail is part of the Luupään Lenkki trail. Demanding wheelchair trail

Starting Point: Kirveslampi parking area, Vartiamäentie Road, Joutsa (pdf 2 173 KB, julkaisut.metsa.fi)

Description of Luunpään lenkki Trail

 

Other Trails

 

 The view from Kirveslampi nature observation tower. Photo: Leila BackmanKirveslammen kierros Trail, 1.7 km Circle Trail

Hiking Nature observation tower Parking

When there is no snow on the ground, travel time 1h

Category: an easy trail Easy trail

Starting PointKirveslampi parking area, Vartiamäentie Road, Joutsa (pdf 2 173 KB, julkaisut.metsa.fi)

Description of Kirveslammen kierros Trail
 

Scenery along the Harjujärvi connecting trail. Photo: Eevi NieminenHarjunlahti Connecting Trail, 3 km/each way

Hiking Parking

When there is no snow on the ground, travel time 1h

Category: an easy trail Easy trail

Starting PointKirveslampi parking area, Vartijamäentie Road, Joutsa (pdf 2 173 KB, julkaisut.metsa.fi)

Harjunlahti connecting trail connects Kirveslampi parking area and Harjunlahti swimming place (Joutsa municipality) (3 km).
 

You can admire the foaming rapids on the River Rutajoki, along the Koskikaran kierros trail. Photo: Sanna-Mari KunttuThe Koskikaran Kierros Trail, 3.5 km Circle Trail

Hiking Cooking shelter

When there is no snow on the ground, travel time 1.5 h

Category: an intermediate trail Intermediate trail

Starting Point: The former Koskikara school in Rutalahti, Koskelantie 128, 41710 Rutalahti (www.retkikartta.fi)

Description of the Koskikaran kierros Trail

The Harjunkierros trail runs through esker terrain. Photo: Riikka MansikkaviitaHarjunkierros Trail ("Esker Trail"), 4.5 km Circle Trail

Hiking Campfire place Dry toilet Tent site Lean-to shelter Parking

When there is no snow on the ground, travel time 1.5 h

Category: an intermediate trail Intermediate trail, because it has some steep ascents and descents.

Starting Point: Selänpohja parking area, Syysniementie Raod, Joutsa (pdf 2642 kt, julkaisut.metsa.fi)

Description of HarjunkierrosTrail

The Mäyränkierros trail is marked with blue paint. Photo: Riikka MansikkaviitaMäyränkierros Trail ("Badger Trail"), 5.5 km Circle Trail

Hiking Campfire place Dry toilet Tent site Lean-to shelter Parking

When there is no snow on the ground, travel time 2h

Category: an easy trail Easy trail

Starting PointSelänpohja parking area, Syysniementie Raod, Joutsa (pdf 2642 kt, julkaisut.metsa.fi)

Description of Mäyränkierros Trail
 

Soimalampi lean-to shelter. Photo: Satu OjalaRutalahti Connecting Trail, 11 km/each way

Hiking Hiking Cooking shelter Campfire place Lean-to shelter Dry toilet Parking

When there is no snow on the ground, travel time 3.5 h

Category: an intermediate trail Intermediate trail

Starting Points: The former Koskikara school in Rutalahti, Koskelantie 128, 41710 Rutalahti (www.retkikartta.fi) and Selänpohja parking area, Syysniementie Raod, Joutsa (pdf 2642 kt, julkaisut.metsa.fi)

Description of Rutalahti Connecting Trail

Terrain of the Selänpohja mountain biking trail. Photo: MetsähallitusSelänpohja Mounting Biking Trail (16 km)

Biking Campfire place Dry toilet Tent site Lean-to shelter Parking

When there is no snow on the ground, travel time 2h

A hard-surfaced trail which is easy in most parts runs along the top of the ridge. Challenges are provided by sections with rocks or tree roots, mainly rideable sections with duckboards, pines that have fallen across the path and high altitude differences requiring good physical condition. 

Starting Point: Selänpohja parking area, Syysniementie Raod, Joutsa (pdf 2642 kt, julkaisut.metsa.fi)

Description of Selänpohja Mounting Biking Trail

Leivonmäki skiing trail takes you to varying mire and esker landscapes. Photo: Maija MikkolaThe Recreational Skiing Trail (10 km)

Ski cross-country on maintained trails Lean-to shelter Dry toilet Parking

Classic cross-country skiing


Starting Points: The parking area of the Harjunlahti beach (municipality of Joutsa) and Kirveslampi parking area, Vartiamäentie Road, Joutsa (pdf 2 173 KB, julkaisut.metsa.fi)

Description of the Recreational Skiing Trail and the skiing trail conditions

 

 

Map of Leivonmäki National Park.

Services Offered by Partners in Leivonmäki National Park

Services provided by entrepreneurs in Leivonmäki National Park include accommodation, guided tours and the rental of canoeing equipment, bicycles and snowshoes.

Destination Brochure 

Pdf-file 2.5 Mb (julkaisut.metsa.fi)

Dogs must be kept on a leash! Photo: Seppo Leinonen

Dogs must be kept on a leash!