Explore the Most Popular Summer and Winter Trails in Finland

From the Unique Archipelago in the south to the high fells of Arctic Lapland in the north – here are the hiking favorites that you must visit.

Summer/Lapland

Riisitunturi National Park:
Riisin Rääpäsy Trail, 4.3 km
Easy trail

  • Excellent for children, partly accessible by wheelchair
  • Amazing views
  • Deep green forests
  • Great for the whole family
  • On top of the fells
  • Riisitunturi National Park

Discover the Riisitunturi open landscapes with space to breathe!

Auttiköngäs:
Auttiköngäs Nature Trail, 3.5 km
Moderate trail

  • Amazing views
  • Rich in heritage
  • Glittering waters
  • Deep green forests
  • Great for the whole family
  • Auttiköngäs

A great daytrip destination from Rovaniemi, with a nature trail including a waterfall, logging history and old growth forests.

Urho Kekkonen National Park:
Aurora Trail in Saariselkä, 2.1 km
Easy trail

Admire the midnight sun or the northern lights from the Aurorapolku Trail. The Aurorapolku Trail close to the centre of Saariselkä takes you into the lap of nature in the Urho Kekkonen National Park.

Oulanka National Park:
Karhunkierros Trail / The Bear's Trail, 82 km
Moderate trail

Finland´s most famous trekking trail.

Summer/Helsinki Area

Location of Nuuksio National Park in FinlandNuuksio National Park:
Haukankierros Trail, 4 km
Moderate trail

Within easy reach to Helsinki you can escape into wild nature.

Vallisaari Island:
The Alexander Tour, 3 km
Easy trail

  • Excellent for children, partly accessible by wheelchair
  • Amazing views
  • Rich in heritage
  • Glittering waters
  • Great for the whole family
  • Natures best kept secrets
  • Easy access by public transport
  • Services of a tourist resort
  • Vallisaari

Enchanting island fortress with wide range of flora and fauna overlooking the Baltic Sea, just 20 minutes by boat from Helsinki's Market Square.

Summer/Archipelago

Location of Teijo National Park in Finland

Teijo National Park:
Trail around Lake Matildanjärvi, 5.5 km
Easy trail

  • Excellent for children, partly accessible by wheelchair
  • Amazing views
  • Glittering waters
  • Deep green forests
  • Great for the whole family
  • Services of a tourist resort
  • Teijo Nature Centre
  • Teijo National Park

Lakescenery by the historic ironworks villages.

Summer/Lakeland

Location of Koli National Park in FinlandKoli National Park:
Ukko-Koli trail, 1 km
Demanding trail

After visiting Ukko-Koli peak you won't be left wondering why so many generations of artists and tourists have been inspired and enchanted by these views.

Ruunaa Hiking Area:
Koskikierros Circle Trail, 31 km
Demanding trail

  • Amazing views
  • Glittering waters
  • Iconic hiking routes
  • Natures best kept secrets
  • On top of the fells
  • Services of a tourist resort
  • Ruunaa Hiking Area

Admire the roaring rapids and sense the harmony of Finnish lakes. How about fresh, grilled fish after a hike?

From the high fells of Arctic Lapland in the north to the Unique Archipelago in the south – here are the hiking favorites that you must visit.

Winter/Lapland

Syöte National Park:
Winterbiking
Moderate trail

Syöte has excellent cycling terrain for experienced mountain bikers, as well as for families with children going on day trips. Altogether 19 km of winterbiking routes dribble in the snowy forests of the park.

Location of Urho Kekkonen National Park in FinlandUrho Kekkonen National Park:
Iisakkipää Nature Trail, 3-7 km
Easy trail

  • Excellent for children, partly accessible by wheelchair
  • Amazing views
  • Great for the whole family
  • On top of the fells
  • Easy access by public transport
  • Services of a tourist resort
  • Urho Kekkonen National Park

Enjoy hiking in the magnificent scenery within easy reach of good facilities. In top of Iisakkipää fell you will see the typical scenery of Urho Kekkonen national park. Enjoy the northern nature and fresh air! (julkaisut.metsa.fi, pdf-file)

Location of Riisitunturi National Park in FinlandRiisitunturi National Park:
Riisin rääpäsy Trail, 4.3 km
Easy trail

  • Excellent for children, partly accessible by wheelchair
  • Amazing views
  • Deep green forests
  • Great for the whole family
  • On top of the fells
  • Riisitunturi National Park

Discover the Riisitunturi open landscapes with space to breathe!

Location of Inari Hiking Area in FinlandInari Hiking Area:
Juutua Trail, 5.8 km
Easy trail

In winter, you can travel along the illuminated trail and admire the beauty of the northern natural features.

Winter/Helsinki Area

Location of Nuuksio National Park in FinlandNuuksio National Park:
Haukankierros Trail, 4 km
Moderate trail

Within easy reach to Helsinki you can escape into wild nature.

Winter/Archipelago

Location of Teijo National Park in Finland

Teijo National Park:
Trail around Lake Matildanjärvi, 5.5 km
Easy trail

  • Excellent for children, partly accessible by wheelchair
  • Amazing views
  • Glittering waters
  • Deep green forests
  • Great for the whole family
  • Services of a tourist resort
  • Teijo Nature Centre
  • Teijo National Park

Lakescenery by the historic ironworks villages.

Winter/Lakeland

Location of Koli National Park in FinlandKoli National Park:
Ukko-Koli trail, 1 km
Demanding trail

After visiting Ukko-Koli peak you won't be left wondering why so many generations of artists and tourists have been inspired and enchanted by these views.