Sompio Strict Nature Reserve Trails
Starting Points for Trails
Please notice, that from Tankavaara there is no trail to Sompio Strict Nature Reserve.
The Pyhä-Nattanen Trail, 2-7 km
When there is no snow on the ground, travel time 3- 8 hours.
The trail has been marked with green poles in the terrain and hiking is only permitted on marked trail in Sompio strict nature reserve. When hiking the entire circle trail, the length of the hike is 7 km. The trail pops onto the Pyhä-Nattanen Summit and runs along the Nalijoki riverside.
Starting point: Sompiojärventie, Vuotso (Sodankylä), (retkikartta.fi)
Pyhä-Nattanen Trail description.
Ruijanpolku Trail 35 km / Direction
When there is no snow on the ground, travel time 2 days.
The Trail is marked with an old wooden poles and green poles and hiking is only permitted on marked trail in Sompio strict nature reserve. From the Sompiojärvi lake there is a stony and wet lands, in between pop onto the Terävä-Nattanen Summit and the rest of the trail is typical woodland.
Starting point: Sompiojärvi lake, Sompiojärventie (road), Vuotso (Sodankylä), (retkikartta.fi)
Ruijanpolku Trail Description.