Southern Konnevesi National Park Trails

Summer view of forests and lakes from the top of a mountain.

The Kalajan Kierros Trail, 4,6 km Nature Trail (the easy section, 1 km one way)

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When there is no ice and snow on the ground, the estimated travel time is 2-4 hours.
Hike the entire trail through the challenging terrain, or just the easy first section until the Vuori-Kalaja campfire shelter (1 km one way).

Starting points: The Kalaja parking area (Törmälän metsätie 136, Rautalampi). You can also walk 1.5 km along a forest road from the Törmälä Holiday and Course Centre (retkikartta.fi) to the Kalaja parking area.

 

Tree hikers are walking along a wheelchair path in a forest. One of them is in a wheelchair and has an assistant with him. The path is wide and flat.The Accessible Vuori-Kalaja Trail, 300 m

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When there is no ice and snow on the ground, the estimated travel time is 30 minutes.
Route for wheelchair users, assistant needed.

Starting point: The Vuori-Kalaja accessible parking area (Vuori-Kalajan metsätie 126, Rautalampi, no winter maintenance) is accessible to the disabled by car or taxi, but the road is closed with a barrier. To get the key to the barrier, please call Metsähallitus customer service.

Description of the Accessible Vuori-Kalaja Trail

 

Autumn bay. Birches in autumn colours, calm water and in the foreground, there are pines.Kolmen Vuoren Vaellus (The Hiking Trail Three Mountains), 14 km Circular Trail (16 km in total)

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When there is no ice and snow on the ground, the estimated travel time is 6-12 hours.
A very challenging, rocky trail, with large differences in altitude

Starting point: The Kalaja parking area (Törmälän metsätie 136, Rautalampi) is 1 km from the starting point of the trail, the Vuori-Kalaja campfire shelter.

Description of Kolmen Vuoren Vaellus Trail

 

The landscape that opens at the end of a fold-mountain is filled with forests, lakes and islands.

Loukkuvuoren Lenkki (Loukkuvuori Hiking Trail), 2,8 km Circular Trail

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When there is no ice and snow on the ground, the estimated travel time is 2 hours
A challenging, rocky trail, with large differences in altitude.

Starting point: Enonranta (no access by car)

 

Description of Loukkuvuoren lenkki Trail


 

A woman is driving a motorboat towards the sun in an open lake landscape.Boating Routes

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An inland waterway across Southern Konnevesi runs east from Häyrylänranta in Konnevesi towards Konnekoski in Rautalampi. This waterway is challenging for inexperienced boaters.

Read more about boating routes.

 

 

Two kayak paddlers on a sunny lake near a steep, rocky slope.

Canoeing Routes

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There are several canoeing routes maintained by the municipalities of Rautalampi and Konnevesi in the national park and its surrounding areas.

Read more about canoeing routes.

""When the forest fire warning or the grass fire warning is in effect, open fires are prohibited on every campfire site in Southern Konnevesi nationalpark. In Southern Konnevesi nationalpark this prohibition applies also to cooking shelters or other fireplaces with a flue. Check the current warnings (en.ilmatieteenlaitos.fi).