Easy circular hike through the forests and the Fjell around Kiilopää in the Uhro-Kekkonen National Park.
This easy hiking tour takes us over nice paths through a picturesque moor-, forest and Fjell landscape. Over wooden walkways, sandy paths and rocky territory we hike with only small differences in height through the original landscape. At the beginning a small river accompany us, later on we hike along a reindeer fence, which separates two reindeer herds. Our steady companions are reindeers flora adapted to the polar climate. The Urho-Kekkonen National Park is situated in the northeast of Lapland and it is not far from the Russian boarder. That is the reason why from the highest point of the tour we can see all the way to Russia when the weather conditions are ideal. Otherwise we look over the wide Fjells and the thickly wooded valleys.
The nearby mountain Kiilopää is slightly decomposing. There is a pile of sand and buckets at the Fjell Center Kiilopää. With this equipment visitors can take some sand to the mountain to preserve its existence.
Hiking boots, to the weather adapted clothes
Follow E75 in northern direction. In Kakslauttanen we turn right into street 9695 towards Kiilopää. Follow the street 6 km to the Fjell Center.
Parking lots available