Hiking Trails

Starting points for trails
  • The trail starts from the parking area on the northern bank of the river, roughly 300 m from the road bridge across the Kiiminkijoki River.

Marked trails
  • There is a roughly 300-m trail with duckboards over the wet patches following the course of the Kiiminkijoki River, which is maintained by the Särkijärvi Village Committee. There are several bridges that make passage easier.
    • Services: A campfire site and lean-to at the end of the trail.

Canoeing routes

  • Kurimonkoski rapids is located along the 170-km canoeing route that follows the course of the Kiiminkijoki River.
    • Description of the Kiiminkijoki canoeing route (www.kiiminkijoki.fi/en). Structures along the Kiiminkijoki River canoeing route and the difficulty classification of the rapids are listed in the Kiiminkijoki tourism, fishing, and canoeing guide published by the local municipalities. To order, call +358 (0)8 554 5500 or email info(at)rokua.fi.
    • Services: At the Kurimonkoski rapids, the landing site for boats is located on the northern bank between the parking area and the campfire site. The landing site has a concrete boat ramp.

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

Dogs must be kept on a leash!

(chapter 8 -  Keeping a dog)