Riisitunturi National Park Trails

Riisitunturi. Photo: Minna Koramo.

Recommended at Riisitunturi

 

Photo: Minna KoramoTrail to Riisitunturi Open Wilderness Hut, 1,5 km / Direction
Hiking Campfire place Dry Toilet Parking

Available when there is no snow on the ground. A trampled path is also often visible in the winter. Travel time 0.5–1 h.

Category: Easy trail an easy trail  Intermediate trail an intermediate

Starting point: Riisitunturi starting point

Description of the Trail to Riisitunturi Open Wilderness Hut

 

 

Photo: Jaana SillmanRiisin rääpäsy, 4,3 km, Circle Trail

Hiking Campfire place Dry Toilet Parking

Available when there is no snow on the ground. Travel time 2–3 h.

Category: Easy trail an easy trail  Intermediate trail an intermediate

Starting point: Riisitunturi starting point

Description of the Riisin rääpäsy Trail

 

 

Riisin rietas. Photo: Minna KoramoRiisin rietas, 10,7 km, Circle Trail

Hiking Campfire place Dry Toilet Lean-to shelter Parking

Available when there is no snow on the ground. Travel time 4–5 h.

Category: Intermediate trail an intermediate trail Demanding trail demanding 

Starting point: Riisitunturi starting point

Description of the Riisin rietas Trail
 

 

Other Trails

Photo: Heidi LumijärviRiisitunturin reitti Trail, 26-29 km / Direction

Hiking Campfire place Dry Toilet Lean-to shelter Sights and scenery Parking

Available when there is no snow on the ground. Travel time 1–2 days.

Category: Easy trail an easy trail Intermediate trail an intermediate 

Starting point: Noukavaara, Riisitunturi starting point ja Kirintövaara 

Description of the Riisitunturin reitti Trail
 

 

Photo: Posio Travel AssociationKirinkuoppa Trail, 7,0 km, Circle Trail

Hiking Campfire place Dry Toilet Lean-to shelter Sights and scenery Parking

Available when there is no snow on the ground. Travel time 3–4 h.

Category: Intermediate trail an intermediate trail

Starting point: Kirintövaara resort

Description of the Kirinkuoppa Trail 


 

Photo: Posio Travel AssociationKirinmatala Trail, 10,9 km, Circle Trail 

Hiking Campfire place Dry Toilet Lean-to shelter Sights and scenery Parking

Available when there is no snow on the ground. Travel time 3–4 h.

Category: Intermediate trail an intermediate trail

Starting point: Kirintövaara resort 

Description of the Kirinmatala Trail 



 

Photo: Posio Travel AssociationSkiing Trail Riisin rykäsy, 4,0 - 16,3 km 

Ski cross-country on maintained trails Campfire place Dry Toilet Lean-to shelter Sights and scenery Parking

Available February–April. Travel time 1–3 h.

Category: Easy trail an easy trail Intermediate trail an intermediate

Starting point: the Riisitunturi starting point and the Korpihilla café at Tolva village (www.korpihilla.fi).  

Description of the Riisin rykäsy Skiing Trail


 

Skiing Trail Kirintövaara - Karitunturi, 7 km 

Ski cross-country on maintained trails Campfire place Dry Toilet Sights and scenery Parking

Available February–April. Travel time 1–3 h.

Category: Intermediate trail an intermediate trail Demanding trail demanding 

Starting point: the Posio–Kirintövaara jogging track at the Kirintöjärvi roadside.

Description of the Kirintövaara–Karitunturi Skiing Trail

Riisitunturi National Park Map © Parks and Wildlife Finland 2014

ilmatieteenlaitos.fiCheck for Warnings

When forest and grass fire warnings are in effect, fire is only allowed at covered campfire sites that have a flue. A fire can be also lit in fireplaces at wilderness and other huts. Always use extreme caution when handling fire. The one who lights a fire is always responsible for its safe use. Please note, that making fire at these campfire sites can be banned locally. 

Check the current warnings (en.ilmatieteenlaitos.fi).

Dogs must be kept on a leash! Photo: Seppo Leinonen.

Dogs must be kept on a leash!

Destination Brochure

Riisitunturin National Park brochure

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