Christmas surprise at Kettumäki in Liesjärvi National Park

Kettumäki is located in the eastern corner of Liesjärvi National Park. This small area was officially added to the national park in 2016 after years of debate over the threat of logging. Kettumäki is a…

First snow at Leivonmäki National Park in Finland

Leivonmäki National Park in Joutsa municipality is a lovely nature destination, which is easy to reach from highway 4. There are 28 kilometers of marked trails at Leivonmäki. The national park can be visited any…

The ultimate guide to Hämeen Ilvesreitti

Hämeen Ilvesreitti, Häme Lynx Trail, is a 250 km long trail network that combines many wonderful outdoor areas and national parks such as Torronsuo and Liesjärvi National Parks in Häme Lake Uplands region in Finland.…

Harjureitti in Southwestern Finland is known as Little Lapland

Harjureitti is 28 kilometers long trail network in Loimaa, Säkylä, Huittinen and Oripää municipalities in Southwestern Finland. It was established in 1998. Harjureitti, ridge trail, is a popular hiking and cross-country skiing trail on Säkylänharju…

Riisitunturi National Park has the best hiking trails for summer and winter

Riisitunturi National Park has been on my bucket list for years. Having seen incredible pictures of trees heavy with crown snow (tykkylumi in Finnish) from Riisitunturi, I also wanted to see if the rumours of…

Astonishing Äkässaivo on Saivonkierros nature trail in Muonio

Äkässaivo lake and impressive seida rock Seitapahta in Muonio can be visited by 3 kilometers long circle trail called Saivonkierros. Beautiful barbeque hut provides a nice resting spot near Äkässaivo in case you want to…