Oulu region includes eight beautiful travel destinations with hundred kilometers of routes to walk, trek, ski, snowshoe, cycle and much more!

Explore Oulu region routes here

Kupson Kutsun maisemiaHiking Trail

Kupson Kutsu Loop Hiking Trail 9 km, Pudasjärvi Finland

Kupson Kutsu hiking trail invites you to the exciting paths of Kupsonvaara hill. The trail leads to the stories of old times and offers an unordinary but very Finnish experience.   

 
Middle difficult5:008.9km

Hiking TrailDog-friendlyScenicInsider tipCircular routeCultural/historical interest

Arto Heikkinen

HiihtomajallaCross-Country Skiing

Hiihtomajan latuverkosto

Hiihtomaja on Kalajoen latuverkoston solmukohta. Kalajoella on yhteen yli 40km hyvin hoidettua latuverkostoa ja Hiihtomajalta voit käydä helposti hiihtämässä kunnollesi sopivan ladun.
Easy4:0521km

Cross-Country SkiingLinear routeMulti-stage routeOut and backCircular route

Vesa Rönty

Laajannevan suoalue ennen PirttilampeaHiking Trail

Laajanlampi Nature Trail, Vaala, Rokua Geopark

The Laajanlampi nature trail goes through both forests and bogs.

Middle difficult1:306.1km

Hiking TrailLinear routeScenicFlora and faunaFamily-friendly

Rokua UNESCO Global Geopark

Oulun melontareititCanoe

Oulujoki River Delta Route 4 km, Oulu Finland

Urban landscapes, narrow canals, numerous islands, and bridges - that´s what makes the Oulujoki delta route.  

Easy1:154.5km

CanoeScenicInsider tipCircular routeRefreshment stops availableCultural/historical interest

Arto Heikkinen

MetsässäMountain Bike

Joutsenreitti Loop MTB trail 14,5 km, Liminka Finland

Experience the joy of mountain biking in the versatile forest terrain of the Joutsenreitti MTB trail. An easy mountain bike trail takes the cyclist to a typical Finnish forest landscape.
Middle difficult1:3014.5km

Mountain BikeInsider tipCircular routeRefreshment stops available

Arto Heikkinen

Enjoy a handful of fresh blueberries!Hiking Trail

Vattukuru Nature Trail 2.1 km, Syöte National Park

Vattukuru is a microcosm of Syöte National Park: just hiking the Nature Trail will take you through at least five different types of landscape! A wonderful place for taking photos!

Easy2:002.1km

Hiking TrailScenicGeological highlightsFlora and faunaHealthy climateCircular routeFamily-friendlyBotanical highlights

Minna Koramo

Bicycle Rides

Bicycle mainroute 7, Oulu - Kontinkangas

By bike to sports events. This route takes you to the Raksila sports area where you find a swimming hall, baseball stadion, Ice hockey hall, and event & sports center Ouluhalli. 

Easy0:102.3km

Bicycle Rides

Harri Vaarala

Pilpasuo kaikilla aisteillaThematic Trail

Pilpasuo Nature Trail (sense-invigorating route) 7 km, Oulu Finland

Pilpasuo sense-invigorating route invites you to experience nature with all senses!  This nature trail offers small tasks which make hikers feel nature in a new way.  
Easy2:306.9km

Thematic TrailDog-friendlyScenicGeological highlightsInsider tipCircular routeFamily-friendlyBotanical highlights

Arto Heikkinen

Bicycle Rides

Bicycle mainroute 8, Oulu - Maikkula - Muhos

Route to Muhos and to Turkansaari outdoor museum.

Easy2:2536.3km

Bicycle Rides

Harri Vaarala

Bicycle Rides

Bicycle main route 1, Oulu - Haukipudas

The path to the north.

Oulu is a beautiful city for cycling. Its cycleway network, the most extensive in Finland, covers the entire city and neighboring municipalities.

Easy1:2020.2km

Bicycle Rides

Harri Vaarala

LatukahvilaCross-Country Skiing

Luppovesi-Pytkynpirtti latukahvilan kierros- Luppovesi

Helppomaastoinen Pytkynpirtin latukahvilakierros
Easy2:0015.1km

Cross-Country SkiingDog-friendlyCircular routeFamily-friendly

Syötteen Latupooli ry

The Northern Light on top of the Ahmavaara Reservable Wilderness Hut.Winter Hiking

Night hike to Ahmankierros Circle Trail in Syöte National Park

Covered by snow-draped spruce trees, Ahmavaara Hill is a dream destination for a winter night hike! Book a night in the Ahmatupa Open Wilderness Hut and savour the peace and quiet of the winter forest.
Middle difficult3:0021.6km

Winter HikingScenicGeological highlightsFlora and faunaCircular routeBotanical highlights

Tuuli Veteläinen

Valkeatvedet laavullaMountain Bike

Talvipyöräilyreitti Valkiatvedet-laavulle

Talvipyöräilyreitti Valkiatvedet-laavulle Kalajoen kangasmetsässä. Hyvin huollettu monitoimiura tulentekopaikalle. Monitoimiura on tarkoitettu Fatbike-pyörille, kävelyyn ja hiihtoon. 
Easy0:201.9km

Mountain BikeDog-friendlyLinear routeInsider tipOut and backFamily-friendly

Vesa Rönty

Selfiepaikka Kalajoen hiekkasärkillä.Bicycle Rides

HIEKKASÄRKÄT LOOP TRAIL

The Hiekkasärkät Loop Trail is a cycling route running through the stunning scenery of Kalajoki. On the route, you can enjoy Kalajoki’s most beautiful nature, magnificent sunsets and a wide range of services.

Middle difficult1:3019.1km

Bicycle RidesScenicCircular routeRefreshment stops available

Tiina Kattilamäki

Hiking Trail

Vihiluoto birdwatching Nature Trail, 800 m.

Beautiful 800 meters long accessible nature trail by the sea. Along the path there is a bird watching tower and a fire place. The path starts from behind the Finlandia Hotel Airport Oulu and near the ending point is the restaurant Vihiluodon Torppa. There are several species of birds in the area.

Easy0:150.9km

Hiking TrailDog-friendlyFlora and faunaHealthy climateSuitable for strollersAccessibilityRefreshment stops availableFamily-friendly

Soile Pitkänen

IkimäntyCross-Country Skiing

Luppovesi - Riihitupa

Leppoinen latu ja mukavan rauhallinen Riihitupa on koko perheen eväsretkipaikka Pytkyharjun suunnalla.
Easy1:408.6km

Cross-Country SkiingDog-friendlyScenicOut and backFamily-friendly

Syötteen Latupooli ry

Bicycle Rides

Bicycle mainroute 10, Oulu - Kempele - Liminka - Lumijoki

Bay sceneries and watching the birds.

Easy2:3538.8km

Bicycle Rides

Harri Vaarala

Kumpuileva talvipyöräreitti tarjoaa myös maltillisia korkeuserojaMountain Bike

Talvipyöräilyreitti Kalajoen Hiekkasärkät - Vihaslahti

Kunnossapidetty talvipyöräilyreitti, joka kiertää talvisen Hiekkasärkkien monipuolista maastoa ja käy Vihaslahden levähdyspaikalla, missä on tulentekopaikka ja luontokatos.
Middle difficult1:2015.7km

Mountain BikeDog-friendlyMulti-stage routeScenicFamily-friendly

Vesa Rönty

Hiekkasärkkien latuverkosto KalajoellaCross-Country Skiing

Hiekkasärkät - Viitapakat latuverkosto

Latuverkosto Hiekkasärkillä tarjoaa lempeitä mäkiä ja hyvin hoidettua latua kauniissa maisemassa. Ladun varrelta löytyy myös Viitapakkojen taukopaikka missä voit lämmitellä tai syödä eväitä.
Easy3:0015.3km

Cross-Country SkiingMulti-stage routeOut and backCircular route

Vesa Rönty

Maastopyöräilyä Rokuan kansallispuistossaMountain Bike

Mountain bike trail in the heart of Rokua, 20 km

The circular route runs through the landscapes of kettle holes and lichen covered forests in the central parts of the Rokua ridge area.
Middle difficult1:4520.4km

Mountain BikeScenicGeological highlightsCircular routeFamily-friendlyCultural/historical interestBotanical highlights

Rokua UNESCO Global Geopark

Portinoja lean-to-shelter is a good spot for a short break or an overnight stay.Mountain Bike

Pitämävaaran lenkki Mountain Biking Trail 40 km, Syöte National Park

In the versatile terrain of Pitämävaaran lenkki trail, you roll along forest paths and enjoy the diverse nature of Syöte.

Middle difficult7:0038.6km

Mountain BikeCircular route

Minna Koramo

Hampusvaaran retkeilypolkuHiking Trail

Hampusvaara Loop Hiking Trail 1 km, Pudasjärvi Finland

Hampusvaara hiking trail rewards the hiker with its scenery over Lake Iinattijärvi, which can be admired throughout the night in summer. In addition to the scenery, a mysterious "devil's nest" awaits the hiker.  
Easy0:451km

Hiking TrailDog-friendlyScenicGeological highlightsInsider tipHealthy climateSummit routeCircular routeCultural/historical interest

Arto Heikkinen

Havulan kartanoBicycle Rides

Kalajoki Cultural Tour 16 km, Kalajoki Finland

Kalajoki has a lot to offer for those interested in culture and history! Immerse yourself in the stories on the Kalajoki cultural tour, which is best to experience by cycling.  
Easy3:0015.7km

Bicycle RidesScenicInsider tipOut and backRefreshment stops availableFamily-friendlyCultural/historical interest

Arto Heikkinen

Rytivaara Crown Tenant Farm.Hiking Trail

Rytivaaran kierros Trail 10 km, Syöte National Park

On Rytivaaran kierros Circle Trail you'll be able to experience the full beauty of Syöte National Park, from its traditional farmsteads to the magnificent wide open expanses of bog meadows.

Middle difficult4:009.7km

Hiking TrailScenicGeological highlightsHealthy climateCircular routeCultural/historical interestBotanical highlights

Minna Koramo

Keskustassa / In the city centerBicycle Rides

Bicycle main route 3, Oulu - Kaijonharju

A beautiful route in versatile sceneries of Oulu.

Easy0:256.3km

Bicycle Rides

Harri Vaarala

Magnificent Kellarilampi leanto along the route is a great place for a breakHiking Trail

Pytkyn pyrähdys MTB route in Syöte National Park

This trail provides visitors with spectacular views of eskers dating back to the ice age, old spruce forests and fish-filled ponds that glitter in the sunlight.

3:009.5km

Hiking TrailScenicCircular route

Marjo Kämäräinen

Oulujoki on Suomen 7. suurin joki.Scenic route

On The Traces Of The Ice Age - The Oulujoki River Valley

The Oulujoki Valley enchants with its idyllic rural landscape, lush grove forests and colorful history.

2:00130.8km

Scenic routeScenicGeological highlightsFlora and faunaCircular routeRefreshment stops availableFamily-friendlyCultural/historical interest

Rokua UNESCO Global Geopark

Signpost on the Lemmenpolku Nature TrailThematic Trail

Lemmenpolku Nature Trail 2,2 km, Rokua Geopark Finland

Lemmenpolku is full of fascinating geology and cultural history! Experiential Lemmenpolku leads to the rugged landscapes of Oulujoki and countless stories.    
Easy1:002.2km

Thematic TrailDog-friendlyScenicGeological highlightsInsider tipOut and backRefreshment stops availableFamily-friendly

Arto Heikkinen

Oulun melontareititCanoe

Pikisaari Island Canoeing Route 2,5 km, Oulu Finland

Pikisaari island in Oulu is a well-known place of artisans and artists, which opens up in a completely new way from the waters.  

Easy0:452.4km

CanoeScenicInsider tipCircular routeRefreshment stops availableFamily-friendlyCultural/historical interest

Arto Heikkinen

Keskiniemen pookiHiking Trail

Sunijärven retkeilyreitti, Hailuoto

Sunijärven retkeilyreitin pituus on 18,2km, kestoltaan reitti on noin 6 tunnin mittainen ja tasoltaan keskivaativasta vaativaan. Reitin varrella näet Hailuodon merellisen hiekkadyynimaiseman sekä saaren vanhimman säilyneen pookin.

Middle difficult6:5028.6km

Hiking TrailLinear routeScenicGeological highlightsFlora and faunaFamily-friendlyCultural/historical interestBotanical highlights

Saana Peurasaari

Pyöräilijät rannallaBicycle Rides

Viitapakat Loop Cycling Trail 9 km, Kalajoki Finland

A relatively easy loop cycling trail introduces the marine nature of Kalajoki at its most spectacular. The route runs partly in pine forests and partly following the shoreline.
Easy1:309km

Bicycle RidesDog-friendlyScenicInsider tipCircular routeRefreshment stops availableFamily-friendly

Arto Heikkinen

Pyöräilijät puistossaBicycle Rides

Two Lakes Loop Cycling Route 17 km, Oulu

Oulu is a well-known cycling city with more than 600 km of cycling lanes. The Two Lakes route offers a great overview of the heart of the cycling city.
Easy2:0017km

Bicycle RidesScenicInsider tipCircular routeRefreshment stops availableFamily-friendlyBotanical highlights

Arto Heikkinen

Peikkopolku SyötteelläThematic Trail

Peikkopolku ("Trollpath") Thematic Trail 2km, Syöte Finland

Experience the adventure of the whole family on Peikkopolku trail. On the trail, you can meet a wide variety of trolls and gnomes, and at the same time experience nature experiences in the beautiful nature of Syöte.  

 
Easy1:302km

Thematic TrailDog-friendlyScenicInsider tipCircular routeFamily-friendly

Arto Heikkinen

Retkeilijät RokuallaHiking Trail

Keisanrinkierros Loop Trail 20 km, Rokua National Park Finland

Keisarinkierros trail passes through the most popular sights and nature attractions in the Rokua National Park and hills of Rokuanvaara, presenting the nature of the area at its most beautiful.
Middle difficult8:0021km

Hiking TrailDog-friendlyScenicGeological highlightsHealthy climateCircular routeRefreshment stops available

Arto Heikkinen

LuppovedelläCross-Country Skiing

Syötteen ympäryslatu

Lähiladulla pääset kietämään Suomen eteläisimmän tunturin.
Middle difficult1:009km

Cross-Country SkiingCircular route

Syötteen Latupooli ry

Yhdessä retkelläHiking Trail

Isokankaan Kierros Loop Trail 10 km, Oulu Finland

Isokankankaan Kierros is part of the Sanginjoki hiking area, which is a large outdoor area near Oulu. The terrain of the area varies from dark spruce forests to esker ridge terrains.

 
Middle difficult3:309.9km

Hiking TrailDog-friendlyScenicGeological highlightsFlora and faunaInsider tipCircular route

Arto Heikkinen

The magical light of winter in Teerivaara, Syöte National Park.Snowshoes

Teerivaaran kierros Snowshoe Trail 4.5 km, Syöte National Park

The challenging climb to the top of Teerivaara Hill is well worth it, as you'll be treated with magnificent views! The snowy landscape will enchant you with its beauty.

Middle difficult3:004.5km

SnowshoesScenicGeological highlightsSummit routeCircular routeForest

Tuuli Veteläinen

Hiekkasärkkien Rantareitti kulkee Kalajoen upeissa maisemissa aivan meren äärellä.Hiking Trail

HIEKKASÄRKÄT SEASIDE TRAIL

The seaside trail is a diverse maritime hiking route along the Kalajoki coastline. The trail follows the duckboards of Hiekkasärkät to the forested dunes of Maristo.

Easy2:008.4km

Hiking TrailDog-friendlyLinear routeScenicInsider tipSuitable for strollersOut and backRefreshment stops availableFamily-friendly

Tiina Kattilamäki

Bicycle Rides

Bicycle mainroute 4, Oulu - Kiiminki

Easy bicycle route to Kiiminki. 

Easy1:3021.6km

Bicycle Rides

Harri Vaarala

AhmatupaCross-Country Skiing

Luppovesi - Latukahvila Ahmatupa - Luppovesi

Ahmatuvan latukahvilan latureittillä koet Syötteen kansallispuiston  erämaan luonnon kauneuden ja hiljaisuuden. Hiihtokeli ladulla usein vaihtelee, koska Ahmatupa on Ahmavaarassa yli sata metriä korkeammalla, kuin  ladun alin kohta Annintupa. Menomatka on loivaa nousua. Paluumatkalla pääsee laskemaan pitkiä laskuosuuksia.
Difficult3:0020.7km

Cross-Country SkiingDog-friendlyScenicOut and back

Syötteen Latupooli ry

Mountain biker admiring a spectacular view of Syöte National ParkMountain Bike

Toraslammen taival Mountain Biking Trail 33 km, Syöte National Park

Toraslammen taival is a challenging mountain biking trail which rewards cyclists with spruce forests and sections with wilderness landscapes. From the haunted open wilderness hut of Toraslampi, the trail takes you along the banks of the foaming Pärjänjoki River and further to the slopes of hills with spruce forests and beard moss.

Middle difficult6:0034.3km

Mountain BikeScenicCircular route

Minna Koramo

Rahjan SaaristoKayak

KAYAKING ROUTE TO KOIVUKARI WILDERNESS HUT

Enjoy the unique marine nature of the Rahja archipelago and stop to rest or stay the night in the Koivukari wilderness hut.

Middle difficult0:414.1km

KayakLinear routeScenicFlora and faunaOut and backBotanical highlights

Vesa Rönty

Bicycle Rides

Bicycle mainroute 11, Oulu - Oulunsalo - Airport

Bicycle route from Oulu city to the airport.

Easy1:0015.2km

Bicycle Rides

Harri Vaarala

Rantaraitin luontopolku, PudasjärviThematic Trail

Rantaraitti Nature Trail 3,5 km, Pudasjärvi Finland

Rantaraitti nature trail follows the Iijoki river along the river bank. On the trail, you can admire not only river nature but also the old traditional landscape.  

 
Easy1:003.7km

Thematic TrailDog-friendlyScenicInsider tipSuitable for strollersOut and backRefreshment stops availableFamily-friendlyCultural/historical interest

Arto Heikkinen

Oulun melontareititCanoe

Hollihaka Canoeing Route 2,5 km, Oulu Finland

The canoeing route around Hollihaka is a short canoeing route near the center of Oulu. The route is well suited as a canoeing or SUP boarding for the whole family.  

 
Easy0:452.3km

CanoeScenicCircular routeRefreshment stops availableFamily-friendlyBotanical highlights

Arto Heikkinen

Nauti puhtaan luonnon luksuksesta Visit Raahe - Enjoy the luxury of clean natureHiking Trail

Iso-Kraaseli nature trail, Raahe

Tutustu Raahen historialliseen saariston Iso-Kraaselin kiertävällä luontopolulla. Merellinen luonto, saaren linnut, kasvit ja luonnonilmiöt tulevat tutuksi. 
Easy0:281.9km

Hiking TrailDog-friendlyScenicGeological highlightsFlora and faunaHealthy climateCircular routeFamily-friendlyCultural/historical interestBotanical highlights

Visit Raahe

Oulujärvellä on upeita melontapaikkoja.Scenic route

On The Traces Of The Ice Age - Lake Oulujärvi

European Union's oldest bedrock, tens of kilometers of sandy beaches and a marine atmosphere on Finland's largest inland open waters.

1:35101.2km

Scenic routeScenicGeological highlightsFlora and faunaCircular routeRefreshment stops availableFamily-friendlyCultural/historical interest

Rokua UNESCO Global Geopark

Pyörällä Nallikarissa / Biking in NallikariBicycle Rides

Bicycle mainroute 12, Oulu - Nallikari

From the city to the seashore by bike.

Easy0:123km

Bicycle Rides

Harri Vaarala

Mourundi mountain biking & hiking routeMountain Bike

Mourundi 19 km - Köykkyri trails in Kempele. Hiking & MTB

You can find swamp area, forest terrain, duckboards and fireplaces along the route. There is also Mourunkijärvi lake nearby as well as Linnunradan tila alpaca farm. 

1:4019.4km

Mountain BikeDog-friendlyCross-CountryScenicCircular route

Soile Pitkänen

Venekari kahvitKayak

KAYAKING ROUTE TO VENEKARI DAY TRIP HUT

Experience the Rahja archipelago on the water. The sheltered Rahja archipelago is an excellent destination for a day trip by kayak or canoe. Venekari island has a day trip hut and a campfire site that makes a nice place to take a break.

Middle difficult0:414.1km

Kayak

Vesa Rönty

Landscape scene from TeerivaaraHiking Trail

Teerivaaran kierros Trail 4,5 km, Syöte National Park

Teerivaara circle trail is a macnificent destination of beautiful views and just next to Syöte Visitor Centre.

Difficult3:004.5km

Hiking TrailDog-friendlyScenicGeological highlightsSummit routeCircular route

Marjo Kämäräinen

Bicycle Rides

Bicycle mainroute 5, Oulu - Talvikangas

The beautiful route along the river Oulujoki. 

Easy0:358.1km

Bicycle Rides

Harri Vaarala

Cross-Country Skiing

Monitoimiura meren jäällä

Vuodelta 2022 reitti on suljettu jään sulamisen vuoksi.

Meren jäällä Hiekkasärkkien edustalla kulkee monitoimiura hiihtoon, kävelyyn ja talvipyöräilyyn. Reitillä on Vihaslahden taukopaikka. Meren jäällä kulkeminen aina omalla vastuulla. 

Easy2:5815km

Cross-Country SkiingDog-friendlyLinear routeMulti-stage routeScenicInsider tipOut and backFamily-friendly

Vesa Rönty

Bicycle Rides

Bicycle main route 2, Oulu - Linnanmaa - Ritaharju

Bicycle route from Oulu city to the University campus and Ritaharju.

Easy0:358.6km

Bicycle Rides

Harri Vaarala

The shores of the Pärjänjoki River in its green summer splendor in the Syöte National ParkCanoe

River Pärjänjoki Canoeing route 22 km, Syöte National Park

River Pärjänjoki canoeing route is absolutely memorable. The river meanders through lush riverbanks as well as rugged old spruce forests. Several small (classified I & II) rapids offer challenges and fast-paced experiences. 

Middle difficult12:0022km

CanoeScenicOut and back

Marjo Kämäräinen

Oulujoki Halinsaaren kohdallaHiking Trail

Oulujoki River Valley Tar Route

The Tar Route is a versatile hiking route between Oulu's Sankivaara and Rokua National Park. Along the way there are swamps, forests, fields and waterways.
Difficult23:5097.6km

Hiking TrailLinear routeScenicGeological highlightsFlora and faunaCultural/historical interest

Rokua UNESCO Global Geopark

Pohjola RouteHiking Trail

Marjaniemen esteetön retkeilyreitti, Hailuoto

Marjaniemen esteettömällä luontopolulla pääset nauttimaan Hailuodon kansallismaisemasta, kalastajakylästä, merestä sekä Marjaniemen majakasta koko saaren parhaalta näköetäisyydeltä.
Easy0:271.9km

Hiking TrailLinear routeScenicGeological highlightsFlora and faunaInsider tipHealthy climateSuitable for strollersOut and backCircular routeRefreshment stops availableFamily-friendlyCultural/historical interestBotanical highlights

Saana Peurasaari

Oulun melontareititCanoe

The City Center-Nallikari Canoeing Route 4 km, Oulu Finland

From the City center to Nallikari route leads from the heart of the city through relaxing nature to the sandy beaches of Nallikari.  

Easy1:154km

CanoeLinear routeScenicRefreshment stops availableCultural/historical interestBotanical highlights

Arto Heikkinen

Cross-Country Skiing

Merenojan valaistu latu

Merenojan valaistu latu kiertää noin 6 kilometrin reitin Kalajoen keskustan tuntumassa. Reitti alkaa Kalajoen jäähällin, Jussi Jokisen puiston ja urheilukentän tuntumasta.
Easy1:055.5km

Cross-Country SkiingOut and backCircular route

Vesa Rönty

Valkoiset hiekkadyynit Hannuksenlammen reitin varrella.Hiking Trail

Hannuksenlammen retkeilyreitti, Hailuoto

Koe Hailuodon uskomattoman kauniit hiekkadyynit ja lähes koskematon luonto Hannuksenlammen retkeilyreitillä, joka lähtee aivan Marjaniemen idyllisen majakan juurielta. Hannuksenlammen reitti on sopiva päiväretkikohde.  

Middle difficult3:008.1km

Hiking TrailDog-friendlyScenicFlora and faunaHealthy climateOut and backCircular routeRefreshment stops availableFamily-friendlyCultural/historical interestBotanical highlights

Saana Peurasaari

Bicycle Rides

Bicycle mainroute 9, Oulu - Kaakkuri - Kempele Zeppelin

Bicycle route to Kempele and shopping center Zeppelin.

Easy1:0515.6km

Bicycle Rides

Harri Vaarala

Thematic Trail

Deer Trail, Manamansalo

On the Deer Trail you can get to know the settlement of Manamansalo island from the Stone Age. 
0:402.8km

Thematic TrailLinear routeScenicGeological highlightsRefreshment stops availableFamily-friendlyCultural/historical interest

Rokua UNESCO Global Geopark

Mountainbiking in RokuaMountain Bike

Rokua Geopark Loop MTB Trail 34 km, Rokua Nationalpark Finland

A mountain biking trail in the distinctive esker ridge terrain of Rokua Geopark and the national park combines fast technical and more relaxed riding in stunning scenery.  
Middle difficult6:3034.2km

Mountain BikeScenicGeological highlightsCircular routeRefreshment stops availableCultural/historical interest

Arto Heikkinen

Oulun melontareititCanoe

Hietasaari Canoeing Route 7 km, Oulu Finland

On Hietasaari canoeing route, you get to know the river Oulujoki delta and the open sea area in front of the sandy beach of Nallikari.  

Easy2:007km

CanoeScenicCircular routeRefreshment stops availableCultural/historical interest

Arto Heikkinen

Ahmankierros MTB trail leads through old, mystical spruce forests.Mountain Bike

Ahmankierros Mountain Biking Trail 17 km, Syöte National Park

Ahmankierros MTB Trail offers very tough challenges for more demanding mountain bikers! The trail includes climbs and descents, duckboards, a technical section, rocky areas, roots... this is not for beginners! The trip offers great wilderness spruce forests, the absolute peace and solitude of nature and several rest stops. The trail follows the Ahmankierros Hiking Trail.

Difficult5:0017.4km

Mountain BikeScenicCircular route

Minna Koramo

Bicycle Rides

Bicycle mainroute 6, Oulu - Hiukkavaara

Bicycle route from the city to the train station (bus station), to Raksila, and to Hiukkavaara. 

Easy0:307.7km

Bicycle Rides

Harri Vaarala

Stop to take a look at Kellarilampi Pond.Mountain Bike

Bike through the Syöte National Park on the Syöte MTB-trail!

Plenty of easy pedalling on gently rolling sections as well as more challenging riding on duckboardsand climbs: no shortage of beautiful scenery on this beginner-friendly trail. 

Middle difficult3:0019.2km

Mountain BikeScenicGeological highlightsCircular route

Minna Koramo

Liimanninkoski Nature TrailThematic Trail

Liimanninkoski Nature Trail 1,4 km, Rokua Geopark Finland

The traditional landscape along the bubbling rapids. The Liimanninkoski nature trail takes you from the bright slope meadows through the thick spruce forest and lush groves to the bubbling Liimanninkoski rapids.  
Easy1:001.4km

Thematic TrailScenicGeological highlightsInsider tipSuitable for strollersCircular routeFamily-friendlyCultural/historical interestBotanical highlights

Arto Heikkinen

Siiponjoen retkeilypolkuHiking Trail

Siiponjoki Hiking Trail For Families 5 km, Kalajoki Finland

A piece of Kalajoki landscape at its best! The Siiponjoki hiking trail for families runs in a beautiful pine forest, following the Siiponjoki river meandering deep in a sandy canyon.

 
Easy1:305.3km

Hiking TrailDog-friendlyScenicGeological highlightsInsider tipOut and backFamily-friendly

Arto Heikkinen

SiiponjokiHiking Trail

SIIPONJOKI NATURE TRAIL

Siiponjoki river winds through sandy terrain, green groves and light-filled pinelands. You can easily spend quite a while on the nature trail, so pack some snacks and go on a day trip

Easy5:0019.9km

Hiking TrailDog-friendlyScenicOut and backCircular routeRefreshment stops availableFamily-friendlyBotanical highlights

Pirjo Räsänen

PäättömänsuollaCross-Country Skiing

Luppovesi - Annintupa

Annintupa on tuttu taukopaikka kaikille Syöteen kansallispuistossa liikkuville. Se on sopiva etappi vaikka perheretkille. Vieressä virtaava kirkasvetinen Pärjänjoki puusiltoineen ja Päättömänsuo ovat kauniita kesällä ja talvella. Pimeällä selkeällä siellä ilmalla siellä näkee hienosti tähtitaivaan ja usein revontulien loimotuksen.
Middle difficult1:358km

Cross-Country SkiingDog-friendlyScenicOut and backFamily-friendly

Syötteen Latupooli ry

Pookivaaran näkötorni on Rokuan maamerkki.Scenic route

On The Traces Of The Ice Age - Ridges Of Rokua

On the route that goes around the Rokua ridge area, you can hike in Rokua National Park, enjoy the countryside, and learn the stories of local poets and folk healers.

0:5560.9km

Scenic routeScenicGeological highlightsFlora and faunaCircular routeRefreshment stops availableCultural/historical interestBotanical highlights

Rokua UNESCO Global Geopark

Leverage from the EU 2014–2020