Teuravuoma - Kivijärvenvuoma Directions and Maps

An old building in Teuravuoma Village. Photo: Maarit Kyöstilä.

Teuravuoma-Kivijärvenvuoma Directions and Maps

Teuravuoma - Kivijärvenvuoma is located on the south side of road 80 (Kolari - Kittilä).

Map of surroundings of Teuravuoma - Kivijärvenvuoma © Metsähallitus

Directions

By Car

There are three starting points for the Teuravuoma - Kivijärvenvuoma area: from the villages of Teurajärvi, Kurtakko and Venejärvi. The starting points in Teurajärvi and Kurtakko are located on Kurtakontie road (municipal road 939) and provide the most direct route to Telatie trail.

From Kolari

  • To get to the Teurajärvi starting point, drive approximately 8 km along Kurtakontie road (municipal road 939) in the direction of Ylläsjärvi and turn right onto Teurajärventie road, following the signs for "Teuravuoman Telatie". Drive for 3,7 km. There is a sign indicating a parking area on the right side of the road. The trip from Kolari is approximately 12 km.
  • To get to the Kurtakko starting point, drive along Kurtakontie, past the Ylläsjärvi intersection, and continue in the direction of Kaukonen. Turn right onto Kauppilantie, and follow the signs for "Teuravuoman Telatie". There is a parking area by the road. The trip from Kolari is approximately 20 km.
  • To get to the Venejärvi starting point, drive 16 km along Pellontie road (highway 21) towards Pello. Turn left onto Venejärventie and follow the signs for "Teuravuoman Telatie" to the Venejärvi parking area. The trip from Kolari is approximately 40 km.

From Äkäslompolo

  • To reach the Teurajärvi starting point from Äkäslompolo, drive along Maisematie (Scenery Road) to Ylläsjärvi and turn right in the direction of Kolari (municipal road 939). Drive approximately 17 km until you reach the Kurtakko intersection. Turn right in the direction of Kolari. Continue for about 10 km and turn left onto Teurajärventie road, following the signs for "Teurajärven Telatie". Drive for 3,7 km on Teurajärventie road. There is a sign indicating a parking area on the right side of the road.
  • To get to the Kurtakko starting point, turn left at the Kurtakko intersection and drive in the direction of Kaukonen for approximately 2 km. Turn right onto Kauppilantie, following the "Teuravuoman Telatie" signs. There is a parking area by the road.

By Public Transportation

  • There is limited bus service (www.matkahuolto.fi) to Teuravuoma - Kivijärvenvuoma from Kolari to Kurtakko, along road 80. The Kurtakko starting point is closest to the bus route.
  • The nearest train station (www.vr.fi) is about 20 km away, in Kolari.
  • The nearest airports are some 55 km away in Kittilä (www.finavia.fi) and 50 km away in Pajala, Sweden (www.pajala.se).

Starting Points for Excursions

  • The Teuravuoma - Kivijärvenvuoma routes start from the parking areas located in Teurajärvi, Kurtakko and Venejärvi.

Maps

Electronic Maps

Map of Teuravuoma - Kivijärvenvuoma © Metsähallitus 2014

Other Maps

  • Terrain map U414, 1:50 000, National Land Survey of Finland 2009. The map can be purchased from the National Land Survey of Finland, among other places.
  • Ylläs summer trail map, 1:55 000, Ylläs Travel Association 2018. The map can be bought from the Kellokas Visitor Centre, among other places.
  • Kolari - Ylläs Snowmobile Track Map, 1:250 000, the Ylläs Travel Association 2018. The map is available from the Kellokas Visitor Centre, among other places.
  • GT tiekartta Pohjois-Suomi: GT Roadmap Finland North, 2016, 1:400 000. The maps are sold by Karttakeskus and well-stocked bookstores.

Map Sales Points

Parking Areas

  • Teurajärventie, Teurajärvi
  • Kauppilantie, Kurtakko
  • Venejärventie, Venejärvi

More precise parking area addresses are not available. Parking area addresses are in Finnish to be used in navigators.