Nuortti Hiking Trail Directions and Maps

Directions

Nuortti Hiking Trail is located in Urho Kekkonen National Park in the northern part of the municipality of Savukoski close to the Russian border. The trail is on the north side of road 9671 (Savukoski - Tulppio).

By Car

  • By car you can reach the starting point for Nuortti Hiking Trail at the south-eastern boundary of Urho Kekkonen National Park. The trail's starting point is approximately 93 km from the municipal centre of Savukoski. From Savukoski take road 9671 (Savukoski - Tulppio) for 80 km at which point you will reach Tulppio. From Tulppio turn left onto a forest road. Follow the forest road for 13 km at which point you will reach Haukijärvenoja parking area near the boundary of Urho Kekkonen National Park. The road beetween Tulppio-Haukijärvenoja is not maintained in winter.
  • Driving directions to Savukoski Visitor Centre Korvatunturi.
Map of the surroundings of Nuortti Hiking Trail © Metsähallitus 2008

By Public Transportation

  • When travelling to the River Nuorttijoki, which is in the eastern most part of Urho Kekkonen National Park, the closest visitors can get by coach (www.matkahuolto.fi) is the municipal centre of Savukoski. Always check timetables in advance. From the municipal centre of savukoski it is still 90 km to the boundary of Urho Kekkonen National Park and the starting point for Nuortti Hiking Trail.
  • There are coaches from Rovaniemi, Kemijärvi and Sodankylä to the municipal centre of Savukoski.
  • From Savukoski towards Tulppio you can take a taxi. The taxi service is provided by Korvatunturin Taksi, tel. +35840 730 6484. The road beetween Tulppio-Haukijärvenoja is not maintained in winter.

Maps

Electronic Maps

 Urho Kekkonen National Park © Metsähallitus 2018