Leivonmäki National Park Trails

15.1.2021
Koskikara trail is closed due to the flood.

Recommended at Leivonmäki

Hikers on an accessible wooden viewing platform. In the background an autumn lake scenery.The Accessible Harjujärvi Trail, 700 m/each way

A demanding wheelchair route symbol. Hiking symbol. Campfire place symbol. Lean-to shelter symbol. Tent site symbol. Toilet for the disabled symbol. Parking symbol.

When there is no snow on the ground, travel time 1h

Category: an easy trail , a demanding wheelchair trail 

Starting Point: Harjujärvi campfire hut (pdf 2 173 KB, julkaisut.metsa.fi)

Description of the Accessible Harjujärvi Trail

 

 

A hiker and two children walking on an accessible trail made of wood. In the background a summery bog and a small lake.Luupään Lenkki Trail, 2.2 km Circle Trail

Hiking symbol. Campfire place symbol. Lean-to shelter symbol. Tent site symbol. Toilet for the disabled symbol. Parking symbol.
When there is no snow on the ground, travel time 1h

Category: an easy trail , the accessible Harjujärvi trail is part of the Luupään Lenkki trail. 

Starting Point: Kirveslampi parking area, Vartiamäentie Road, Joutsa (pdf 2 173 KB, julkaisut.metsa.fi)

Description of Luunpään lenkki Trail

Other Trails

 

Hikers at the shore of a calm lake on a sunny summer day.Kirveslammen kierros Trail, 1.7 km Circle Trail

Hiking symbol. Nature observation tower symbol. Parking symbol.
When there is no snow on the ground, travel time 1h

Category: an easy trail 

Starting PointKirveslampi parking area, Vartiamäentie Road, Joutsa (pdf 2 173 KB, julkaisut.metsa.fi)

Description of Kirveslammen kierros Trail


 

Harjunlahti Connecting Trail, 3 km/each way

Hiking symbol. Parking symbol.

When there is no snow on the ground, travel time 1h

Category: an easy trail 

Starting Point: Kirveslampi parking area, Vartijamäentie Road, Joutsa (pdf 2 173 KB, julkaisut.metsa.fi)

Harjunlahti connecting trail connects Kirveslampi parking area and Harjunlahti swimming place (Joutsa municipality) (3 km).

A hiker on a bridge looking down at the roaring rapids of a river. There is lush forest on both sides of the river.

The Koskikara Kierros Trail, 3.5. km Circle Trail

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When there is no snow on the ground, travel time 1.5 h

Category: an intermediate trail 

Starting Point: The former Koskikara school in Rutalahti (retkikartta.fi), Koskelantie 128, 41710 Rutalahti 
Description of the Koskikaran kierros Trail

 

 

A hiker sitting on a big boulder in a summery pine forest.Harjunkierros Trail ("Esker Trail"), 4.5 km Circle Trail

Hiking symbol. Campfire place symbol. Dry toilet symbol. Tent site symbol. Lean-to shelter symbol. Parking symbol.
When there is no snow on the ground, travel time 1.5 h

Category: an intermediate trail , because it has some steep ascents and descents.

Starting Point: Selänpohja parking area, Syysniementie 1072, Joutsa (pdf 2642 kt, julkaisut.metsa.fi)

Description of HarjunkierrosTrail

A hiker walking on a trail in a summery pine forest. There are trail markings on the trees.Mäyränkierros Trail ("Badger Trail"), 5.5 km Circle Trail

Hiking symbol. Campfire place symbol. Dry toilet symbol. Tent site symbol. Lean-to shelter symbol. Parking symbol.
When there is no snow on the ground, travel time 2h
Category: an easy trail 

Starting PointSelänpohja parking area, Syysniementie 1072, Joutsa (pdf 2642 kt, julkaisut.metsa.fi)

Description of Mäyränkierros Trail
 

Rutalahti Connecting Trail, 11 km/each way

Hiking symbol. Hiking symbol. Campfire place symbol. Lean-to shelter symbol. Dry toilet symbol. Parking symbol.

When there is no snow on the ground, travel time 3.5 h

Category: an intermediate trail 

Starting Points: The former Koskikara school in Rutalahti, Koskelantie 128, 41710 Rutalahti (www.retkikartta.fi) and Selänpohja parking area, Syysniementie 1072, Joutsa (pdf 2642 kt, julkaisut.metsa.fi)

Description of Rutalahti Connecting Trail

Two smiling mountain bikers in a summery esker forest.Mountain Biking Trail (22 km)

 Mountain biking symbol.Campfire place symbol. Dry toilet symbol. Tent site symbol. Lean-to shelter symbol. Parking symbol.

When there is no snow on the ground, travel time 3-6h
Category: an intermediate mountain biking trail 

Starting Point: Selänpohja parking area, Syysniementie 1072, Joutsa (pdf 2642 kt, julkaisut.metsa.fi)

Description of Mountain Biking Trail

 

 

A skier on a trail on a wintry bog. Dead standing trees all around. The is not a cloud in the sky.The Recreational Skiing Trail (10,3 km / 6,7 km /3,8 km)

Ski cross-country on maintained trails symbol. Lean-to shelter symbol. Dry toilet symbol. Parking symbol.
Classic cross-country skiing

Starting PointsThe parking area of the Harjunlahti beach (municipality of Joutsa) an Kirveslampi parking area, Vartiamäentie Road, Joutsa (pdf 2 173 KB, julkaisut.metsa.fi)

Description of the Recreational Skiing Trail and the skiing trail conditions