Winter Walking in Saariselkä

Published: 08.01.2018
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You can walk along the winter walking routes without snow shoes and pets can accompany you. The trails are also marked on the ski track map.  Walking on the ski tracks is forbidden. Ski tracks consist of three lanes, two for classic style and the middle lane for free style (not for walking).

Aurora Trail

The 2.1km long trail takes you into the Urho Kekkonen National Park. It’s starting point is at the ski track starting point at Lutontie. Along the trail you will find the Aurora Day Hut with camp fire facilities also outdoors ( also toilets).

Kaunispää Route

The route is circa 2km one way and takes you to the top of Kaunispää Fell with stunning views to the surrounding landscape to all directions.

Laanila Walking Route

Laanila route is 4km each way and takes you through the woods. It leaves from Urkintie (road) and takes you to Laanila, where you can find for example the Savotta cottage

Kiilopää fell top

The route is circa 2km each way and takes you to the fell top in the Urho Kekkonen National Park. The route starts from Kiilopää Fell Centre