walking in finland
There are 37 National Parks and 9 National Hiking Areas in Finland in order for you to indulge yourself in walking isolation.
This is a spectacular country of forests, trees, mountains and space, lots of space that is equipped for the outdoor enthusiast.
The many hiking trails that lead you to free and open huts, reserve-able huts and wild camp sites.
The majority of free and open huts are located in the northern and eastern areas of Finland, usually in road less landscapes.
The water is so pure in the streams that Visit Finland say that you can just drink it straight from the flow so there should be little necessity to carry large amounts on treks.
National Hiking Areas
Signed hiking routes in Finland in ascending distance order
Ruostejärvi - Saari Trail 11 kilometres
Pieni Karhunkierros 12 kilometres
Virvatulten polku 19 kilometres
Tapion taival Trail 20 kilometres
Ruostejärvi - Liesjärvi National Park Trail 24 kilometres
Poronpolku Trail 30 kilometres
Taitajan Taival Trail 31 kilometres
Ruijanpolku Trail 35 kilometres
Nuortti Hiking Trail 40 kilometres
Hetta - Pallas Hiking Trail 55 kilometres
Herajärvi Trail 30 - 61 kilometres
Kevo Trail 63 kilometres
Karhunkierros Trail 80 kilometres
- Due to its location in Eastern Lapland the best time to hike this trail is between the 1st June and 15th October
Peuran Polku Trail 115 kilometres
Itäraja Summer Hiking Route 160 kilometres
Nordkalottleden Trail 800 kilometres
European Long Distance Walking Route E6
Outdoors Finland website
Finnish Online Map website excursionmap.fi