Jänkävaara offers excellent opportunities for recreation throughout the year. During the winter months Jänkävaara’s recreational pistes are synonymous with a splendid wintery landscape, as well as challenging ascents and downhill slopes. Skiers can choose from pistes spanning 3, 5 or 9km. Jänkävaara is also accessible via the connecting track at Ivalojoki near the healthcare centre or the Siwa grocery store. The area is excellent for jogging as well as gathering berries and mushrooms in the summer season.