Recommended at Riisitunturi

Riisitunturi National Park is a breathtaking hiking destination all year round. 

Read more about Riisitunturi hiking trails:

Trail to Riisitunturi Open Wilderness Hut, 1,5 km / Direction

A family walking along a gravel path towards the photographer. The path is surrounded by coniferous forest.

Available when there is no snow on the ground
A trampled path is also often visible in the winter
Travel time 30 minutes – 1 hour
Category: Symbol for Easy trail. easy – Symbol for Intermediate trail. intermediate
Starting point: Riisitunturi starting point
Description of the Trail to Riisitunturi Open Wilderness Hut

Riisin rääpäsy, 4,3 km, Circle Trail

Three hikers walking along a stony path away from the photographer. A lake- and coniferous landscape opens up in the background.

Available when there is no snow on the ground
Travel time 2–3 hours
Category: Symbol for Easy trail. easy – Symbol for Intermediate trail. intermediate
Starting point: Riisitunturi starting point
Description of the Riisin rääpäsy Trail

Riisin rietas, 10,7 km, Circle Trail

A wooden footpath across a meadow, a log barn can be seen on the meadow. There is forest in the background.

Available when there is no snow on the ground
Travel time 4–5 hours
Category: Symbol for Intermediate trail. intermediate – Symbol for Demanding trail. demanding
Starting point: Riisitunturi starting point
Description of the Riisin rietas Trail

Other Trails

Riisitunturin reitti Trail, 26-29 km / Direction

Sausages are being grilled over the campfire. The fireplace is surrounded by forest.

Available when there is no snow on the ground
Travel time 1–2 days
Category: Symbol for Intermediate trail. intermediate – Symbol for Demanding trail. demanding
Starting point: Riisitunturi starting point ja Kirintövaara resort
Description of the Riisitunturin reitti Trail 

Kirinkuoppa Trail, 7 km, Circle Trail

An information board in the middle of the forest.

Available when there is no snow on the ground
Travel time 3–4 hours
Category: Symbol for Intermediate trail. intermediate
Starting point: Kirintövaara resort
Description of the Kirinkuoppa Trail 
 

Kirinmatala Trail, 10,9 km, Circle Trail

A wooden footpath leading through the forest.

Available when there is no snow on the ground
Travel time 3–4 hours
Category: Symbol for Intermediate trail. intermediate
Starting point: Kirintövaara resort
Description of the Kirinmatala Trail 

 

Winter Trails 

Winter Trail to Riisitunturi Open Wilderness Hut, 1,5 km / Direction

Two children on snowshoes amongst the snow-covered trees.

Available when there is snow on the ground
A trampled path is also often visible in the winter
Travel time 1-1.5 hour
Category: Symbol for Easy trail. easy –  Symbol for Intermediate trail. intermediate
Starting point: Riisitunturi starting point
Description of the Winter Trail to Riisitunturi Open Wilderness Hut

Winter Trail Riisin rääpäsy, 4,3 km, Circle Trail

A child on snowshoes standing on a fell slope looking at the photographer.

Available when there is snow on the ground
Travel time 3-4 hours
Category: Symbol for Easy trail. easy – Symbol for Intermediate trail. intermediate
Starting point: Riisitunturi starting point
Description of the Riisin rääpäsy Winter Trail

 

Riisitunturi Multipurpose Track, 20 km / Partly Circle Trail

In winter, available by fatbike, skis or on snowshoes. Travel time 3‒8 hours depending on the mode of transport.
The trail is levelled 1–2 times a week, according to weather conditions.
Category: Symbol for Intermediate trail. intermediate – Symbol for Demanding trail. demanding
Starting point: Riisitunturi starting point
Description of the Riisitunturi Multipurpose Track
 

Skiing Trail Kirintövaara - Karitunturi, 7 km

Available February–April
Travel time 1–3 hours
Category: Symbol for Intermediate trail. intermediate –  Symbol for Demanding trail. demanding
Starting point: the Posio–Kirintövaara jogging track at the Kirintöjärvi roadside
Description of the Kirintövaara–Karitunturi Skiing Trail

Other Maps

Riisitunturi National Park Map © Parks and Wildlife Finland 2020.

Check for Warnings

When forest and grass fire warnings (en.ilmatieteenlaitos.fi) are in effect, fire is only allowed at covered campfire sites that have a flue. A fire can be also lit in fireplaces at wilderness and other huts. Always use extreme caution when handling fire. The one who lights a fire is always responsible for its safe use. Please note, that making fire at these campfire sites can be banned locally. 

Drawing of a fireplace. The drawing shows the roof, the flue and off the ground.

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Riisitunturi Brochure 


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Riisitunturi Winter Trails map 


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