Riisitunturi National Park Trails

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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

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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 0.5–1 h.
Category: Symbol for Easy trail. easy trail  Symbol for Intermediate trail. intermediate trail.
Starting point: Riisitunturi starting point.
Description of the Trail to Riisitunturi Open Wilderness Hut
 

Riisin rääpäsy, 4,3 km, Circle Trail

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

Riisin rietas, 10,7 km, Circle Trail

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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 h.
Category: Symbol for Intermediate trail. intermediate trail Symbol for Demanding trail. demanding trail.
Starting point: Riisitunturi starting point.
Description of the Riisin rietas Trail
 

Other Trails

Riisitunturin reitti Trail, 26-29 km / Direction

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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 Easy trail. easy trail Symbol for Intermediate trail. intermediate trail.
Starting point: Riisitunturi starting point ja Kirintövaara resort.
Description of the Riisitunturin reitti Trail 

Kirinkuoppa Trail, 7,0 km, Circle Trail

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

Kirinmatala Trail, 10,9 km, Circle Trail

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A wooden footpath leading through the forest.

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

 

Winter Trails 

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

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

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

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

Skiing Trail Riisin rykäsy, 4 - 16.3 km / Partly Circle Trail

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An information signs in a snowy landscape. There is a skitrack next to it.

When the track is maintaned.
Travel time 1-3 hours.
Category: Symbol for Intermediate trail. intermediate trail  Symbol for Demanding trail. demanding trail.
Starting point: Riisitunturi starting point and the Korpihilla café at Tolva village.
Description of the Riisin rääpäsy Winter Trail

 

Riisitunturi Winter Biking Trail, 20 km / Partly Circle Trail

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In winter, available by fatbike, skis or on foot. Travel time 2‒5 h.
The trail is levelled 1–2 times a week, according to weather conditions.
Category: Symbol for Intermediate trail. intermediate trail – Symbol for Demanding trail. demanding trail.
Starting point: Riisitunturi starting point.
Description of the Riisitunturi winter biking trail
 

Skiing Trail Kirintövaara - Karitunturi, 7 km

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

Riisitunturi National Park Map © Parks and Wildlife Finland 2020.