Biking Trails in Syöte
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
Available when the ground is unfrozen. Travel time 2 - 4 h.
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.
Available when the ground is unfrozen. Travel time 1 day.
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.
Available when the ground is unfrozen. Travel time 3 - 5 h.
Available when the ground is unfrozen. Travel time at least 4 - 6 h.
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.