Popular trail with great rocks, wetlands with duckboards and several resting points.
Vaatimen kierros Trail, 18 km, is marked with red paint markings and goes via Koirasalmi - Heikinjärvi - Pyydyskoski - Ahvenlampi - Koirasalmi. This popular circle trail starts at Koirasalmi Nature Information Hut, and there are several campfire places along the trail. Before Lake Heikinjärvi there is one of the most impressive scree stone fields of the National Park. The mire sections have duckboards and on the heaths the trail is a rocky footpath.
Services: The services of Koirasalmi Nature Information Hut (kiosk, accommodation, sauna, shower), campfire shelter and a well at Koirasalmi, campfire place of Hiiliniemi, campfire place at Ruuhilampi, lean-to shelter at Lake Heikinjärvi, campfire shelter in Pyydyskoski, Lake Ahvenlampi rental cabin (if there are people renting the cabin, hikers should not go onto the grounds).
Sights: The impressive scree fields along the trail, remains of old logger's cabin at Pyydyskoski, old floating dam at Pyydyskoski.
The paths are partly quite rocky.
From Perho: Drive roat 13 in direction Jyväskylä about 6 km from Perho centre. In Möttönen, turn left to road 6520 (Kivijärventie). Drive about 10,5 km, and turn left to Sysilammentie Road (sign to Salamajärvi National Park). Drive this gravel road 2,8 km, turn right to Koirasalmentie Road. Continue about 7 km, and you will reach the Koirasalmi Information Hut.
Parking area in Koirasalmi (Information Hut, starting point).