Korouoma Nature Reserve Directions and Maps


By Car

  • From Rovaniemi it is 100 km to Koivuköngäs and 115 km to Saukkovaara. To get to either place take road 81 (Rovaniemi-Posio) from Rovaniemi. From Posio it is 30 km to Saukkovaara along the Posio-Rovaniemi road. To Lapiosalmi 20 km by way of road Posio-Ranua. There is a forest road by which you can get from Saukkovaara to Lapiosalmi and to Voho in the west.
  • Directions from road 81 (Rovaniemi-Posio): At the village of Pernu turn right onto a local road at the sign for Selänsalmi. Drive for about 2 km and turn right at the sign to Korouoma. From this intersection it is about 3 km along a forest road to Saukkovaara, where you can find a parking area and information boards.

Map of the surroundings of Korouoma © Metsähallitus 2006

By Public Transportation

Starting Points for Excursions

  • Good starting points for excursions are the trail starting points at Saukkovaara, Koivuköngäs and Lapiosalmi. There are parking areas and information boards at all of these points.


Other Maps

  • Maastokartat: Terrain maps S522 Simojärvi, T511 Autti, 1:50 000.
  • Peruskarttalehdet: Basic terrain maps 3631 07, 3542 09, 3542 11, 3542 12, 1:20,000.
  • Maastokartat: Terrain maps 3542 Simojärvi, 3631 Autti, 1:50 000.
  • GT tiekartta Pohjois-Suomi: GT Roadmap Finland North, 2013, 1:400 000.

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