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Hikers in Ruka-Kuusamo

Hiking Trails in Kuusamo

This list contains hiking trails in Kuusamo area.
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Hiking Route · Oulanka Nationalpark
Pieni Karhunkierros Trail in Oulanka National Park
recommended route Difficulty difficult
Distance 11.4 km
Duration 2:58 h
Ascent 75 m
Descent 75 m

The most popular hiking tour in Oulanka National Park with biggest amount of visitors. A beautiful, scenic trail with gushing rapids, the steep ...

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Metsähallitus
Long-Distance Hiking · Oulanka Nationalpark
Karhunkierros Trail (82 km) in Oulanka National Park
recommended route Difficulty difficult
Distance 81.2 km
Duration 27:00 h
Ascent 831 m
Descent 707 m

The legendary Karhunkierros Trail (also know as The Bear's Trail or The Bear's Ring) is Finland's most popular hiking trail. This trail is a ...

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from Minna Koramo,   Metsähallitus
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 5.8 km
Duration 1:35 h
Ascent 108 m
Descent 108 m

A relaxing forest trail in the walking distance of Ruka Ski Resort pedestrian village. Great dayhiking tour with couple of scenic places and a ...

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from Veera Vihervaara,   Metsähallitus
Hiking Route · Nothern Ostrobothnia
Juhannuskallio trail in Ruka, Kuusamo
recommended route Difficulty easy
Distance 0.5 km
Duration 0:09 h
Ascent 20 m
Descent 19 m

A short walk to the scenic view from Juhannuskallio cliff to surrounding fell sceneries. 

from Veera Vihervaara,   Ruka Kuusamo
Hiking Route · Valtavaaran ja Pyhävaaran luonnonsuojelualue
Valtavaaran huiputus trail in Ruka, Kuusamo
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 5.7 km
Duration 1:36 h
Ascent 123 m
Descent 132 m

A great day hiking trail in the nature reserve of Valtavaara right next to Ruka Ski Resort. This summit trail offers great views and is accessible ...

from Veera Vihervaara,   Metsähallitus
recommended route Difficulty difficult
Distance 9.6 km
Duration 5:00 h
Ascent 23 m
Descent 27 m

Julma-Ölkky is the name of the biggest canyon lake in Finland. Ölökyn ähkäsy trail is a demanding hike around the lake with plenty of ascents and ...

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Metsähallitus
Hiking Route · Valtavaaran ja Pyhävaaran luonnonsuojelualue
Konttaisen Kuhaus trail in Ruka, Kuusamo
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 2 km
Duration 1:00 h
Ascent 37 m
Descent 37 m

Short but demanding circle trail to the top of Konttainen hill and back. The top offers really rewarding views to lake Konttaisenjärvi and the ...

from Veera Vihervaara,   Metsähallitus
Hiking Route · Finland
Keroharjun kuiskaus Trail, Salla
recommended route Difficulty
Distance 17.2 km
Duration 4:15 h
Ascent 53 m
Descent 22 m

The route passes through extensive marshlands in the northern part of the Oulanka National Park.

from Paula Paavilainen,   Salla - in the middle of nowhere
Hiking Route · Oulanka Nationalpark
Könkään keino trail in Oulanka National Park
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 7.1 km
Duration 2:30 h
Ascent 70 m
Descent 70 m

Enjoyable day-hike through the herb-rich forests, pine heats and mires in beautiful Oulanka National Park. The highlight of this trail is the ...

from Veera Vihervaara,   Metsähallitus
Hiking Route · Oulanka Nationalpark
Rytikönkään reissu trail in Oulanka National Park
recommended route Difficulty easy
Distance 5 km
Duration 2:00 h
Ascent 80 m
Descent 80 m

On this easy trail you can explore Oulanka National Park's versatile species and meadow culture. Along the trail you will see Rytilampi Pond, the ...

from Veera Vihervaara,   Metsähallitus
Hiking Route · Hossa National Park
Värikallion kaarros trail in Hossa National Park
recommended route Difficulty easy
Distance 7.2 km
Duration 1:48 h
Ascent 48 m
Descent 48 m

Värikallion kaarros trail takes you to the most famous sight in Hossa. Thanks to the walking platform, you will be able to explore the historical ...

Metsähallitus
Hiking Route · Nothern Ostrobothnia
Accessible trail in Ruka Ski Resort
Difficulty easy
Distance 0.9 km
Duration 0:30 h
Ascent 12 m
Descent 8 m

Accessible trail near the Ruka fell top offers panoramic views to the surrounding nature and can be travelled with wheelchair, prams or with a ...

from Veera Vihervaara,   Ruka Kuusamo
Difficulty
Distance 0.2 km
Duration 0:03 h
Ascent 2 m
Descent 2 m

The accessible trail of Könkään kuohu takes you to the roaring rapids, beautiful river scenery and a light-filled pine forest. 

from Minna Koramo,   Metsähallitus