Iso-Syöte Hiking Area

17.1.2022
Check regional Covid-instructions before your hiking trip or a visit to a nature center.

Liminganlahti Nature Centre is closed 1.1.-4.2.2022. The Finnish Nature Centre Haltia is closed 10.1.–1.2.2022. Koli Nature Centre Ukko is closed 1.1.–26.1.2022. Kuusamo Customer Service Karhuntassu is closed 13.1.–31.1.2022.

In other nature centers in Finland, we require the use of a facial mask and keeping the 2 meter distance to other visitors. In addition, there may be requirements to show the Covid pass, and/or the number of visitors can be limited. More information Nature centers. The length of the restrictions depends on the region. More regional information can be found at the Finnish institute for health and welfare website.
Winter landscape from the hillside. The sun is shining bright behind the opposite danger. There are traces of snow in the foreground.

In winter the first high fells that you reach when heading north are surrounded by spectacular snowy scenery with many ski trails. In summer you can explore the hills trekking or mountain biking. Don't miss the view from the top of Iso-Syöte over the open bog of Romesuo to the rolling forested hills beyond. 

Suitability: Excellent for families with children and outdoor enthusiasts. The Syöte Visitor Centre and one trail are accessible.

The area is managed by Metsähallitus, Parks & Wildlife Finland, Ostrobothnia–Kainuu.

This is the web page nationalparks.fi/iso-syote