Biking Trails in Syöte

Starting Points and Parking Areas for Biking Trails

Syöte has excellent cycling terrain for experienced mountain bikers, as well as for families with children going on day trips. The region boasts a total of about 190 kilometres of marked routes that have been designated for mountain biking and bicycle touring. The mountain bike routes run through varied terrain in the Syöte National Park and in the Iso-Syöte Hiking Area, and, partly, outside these areas. The bicycle touring routes chiefly run along motor roads. You can hire bicycles from our local business partners.
 

Mountain Bike Trails
 

Syötteen kierros, 19 km, Circle Trail

Parking. Mountain biking. Fireplace. Lean-to. Day trip hut. Visitor centre. Disposal toilet.

Available when the ground is unfrozen. Travel time 2 - 4 h.

Category: Intermediate trail. Intermediate

Swift pedalling along the Syötteen kierros Trail. Syötteen kierros is one of the easiest mountain bike trails, providing both pleasant cycling and challenges. The Kellarilampi lean-to shelter and the lean-to shelter in the visitor centre's yard are located along the trail. It is practical to set off for the trail from Syöte Visitor Centre.

A mountain biker has stopped by a fireplace on the Syötteen kierros circle trail.

 

Starting point
Syöte Visitor Centre, Erätie 1, 93280 Syöte, Pudasjärvi (google.fi)

Pitämävaaran lenkki, 35 km, Circle Trail

Parking. Mountain biking. Lean-to. Visitor centre. Disposal toilet.

Available when the ground is unfrozen. Travel time 1 day.
Category: Demanding trail. Demanding

Pitämävaaran lenkki offers a lot of variation in elevation and 35 km worth of trails from easier to more challenging paths which require good cycling technique. Due to its length alone the trail is relatively challenging, but you can find several campfire sites on your way and enjoy beautiful sceneries while resting. If you start and end your trip at Syöte Visitor Center total length of the trail is 40 km.

A mountain biker has raised their bike above their head while watching the sunset.

Starting point
Syöte Visitor Centre, Erätie 1, 93280 Syöte, Pudasjärvi (google.fi).

Ahmankierros, 17 km, Circle Trail

Parking. Mountain biking. Lean-to. Visitor centre. Disposal toilet.

Available when the ground is unfrozen. Travel time 3 - 5 h.
Category: Demanding trail. Demaning

A mountain biker on a trail in the woods.

Starting point
Syöte Visitor Centre, Erätie 1, 93280 Syöte, Pudasjärvi (google.fi).

Toraslammen taival, 33 km, Circle Trail (end of summer 2019)

Parking. Mountain biking. Open wilderness hut. Visitor centre. Disposal toilet.

Available when the ground is unfrozen. Travel time at least 4 - 6 h.

Category: Demanding trail. Demaning

A mountain biker on a narrow part of the Toraslampi mountain biking trail.

Starting point
Syöte Visitor Centre, Erätie 1, 93280 Syöte, Pudasjärvi (google.fi).