Hiking through the Pallas-Yllästunturi National Park

Hiking, skiing, rowing, canoeing and piking berries and mushrooms in non-restricted areas are the main activities taken part in, in the National Park.

FYI: Pets are not allowed in any of the bookable wilderness huts and they are only allowed in the open huts if others who also happen to be staying there at that time agree. Hence, dog owners should bring a tent to camp in if they want to camp in a specific place or be willing to have to move further in search of an appropriate hut.

The Classic Hetta-Pallas Route

The most popular hiking trail in Pallas-Yllästunturi National Park is the Hetta-Pallas Trail,which is 55 km long. Hikers can also continue from Pallas to Ylläs. There are day trip, open and reservable wilderness huts along this trail. From Ylläs hikers can head for Levi and Olos. The trails from Ylläs to Levi and Ylläs to Olos have been bettered by renewing information boards and signs, and by laying new duckboards in wet sections.


Hetta- Pallas Car Transfer Services

A number of companies, including ours, offer car transfers from one end to the other of the National Park for those planning to hike or ski its length. Ask for further details.


Nature Trails in the Park

In Hetta and Ounas

Jyppyrä Nature Trail (1.6 miles) tells the history of the region including about midsummer customs and sacrificial stones. The path begins in the yard of the Fell Lapland Nature Centre and heads to the vantage point at the top of Jyppyrävaara via stairs and picnic areas. You can return to the visitor center in a slightly different route in summer following alternate red sun signs.
Services: top view of the hut Jyppyrävaaran.

Deer Path (2 km) presents a deer hunting. It is lined with many old fishing holes, hangasaitaa, as well as deer hunting culture of information boards. The trail begins Fell Lapland Nature Centre and runs from the yard on the south side Jyppyrävaaran level, easy terrain. Deer trail that goes through the Hetta in the nearby area routes : Fitness Path and Palonen Lake and Pahtajärvi paths. The trail is marked peurapatsaisiin attached to the hoof on the trail.

In Pallas

A trail, which is as of yet little-used, leads from the Pallastunturi Fells, by Lommoltunturi Fell south towards the Yllästunturi Fells. The trail has just been re-marked and hikers can get onto it, for example, in the village of Rauhala. As there are no service structures between Rauhala and Yllästunturi Fell, the trail is for experienced hikers only. When setting-off on a trek, hikers should take the National Park’s restricted areas into consideration. Entering these areas is partially forbidden during summer.

Vatikuru Nature Trail (3 km) to get around the loop Pallas fells flank of the mountain and presents the life and culture of the region. The trail starts Pallastunturi Visitor Centre and are marked with cone signs.

The Holy River Nature Trail (3.5 km) introduces the Holy Jokivarren particularly lush grove of fir trees, and the countries of its inhabitants. Holy Joe's rugged cliffs and forest old trees create a path to a particularly festive mood. The trail begins in a Pallas Pallas Road, near the lake shore, St. Joe's parking lot. The trail is marked with cone signs.

Halibut in the winter trail (3 km) to get around in winter fells and to show how nature can cope with the cold. It starts with the Hotel Pallas corners of the earth. The trail is not marked, but it will be opened on a regular basis and is suitable for snowshoeing.

Pippovuoman nature trail (10 km) service terminated in 2014, and the swamp go duckboards along this trail are some places in such bad condition that they have to pass is dangerous. The trail will be redirected Pippoharjulta Hietajärvi, which has built a new shelter services. The trail is 0.5 miles from Ketomella south of the bridge.
Services: Hietajärvi shelter

In Yllas

Akenustunturi hiking trail (17 km) :kohdeopasteineen introduce hikers to the local fauna, geology and history. The trail starts in the parking

Totovaara: and to circumvent should book an entire summer day. Take the first Kirgiisitietä the old west, and from there Molosjängän slope in the swamp, where you can admire the magnificent views of the fells surrounded by marsh. Great Molosjängän traversed Kihokkipolku, which is part of Aakenustunturi hiking nature trails. Signage along the trail tell kihokista and other marsh plants.Molosjängältä ascend along the path through the Vaulokurun Moloslaen on and return to the Niritsankuusikon break on through to the starting point. The trail is marked with cone signs.
Services: Niritsankuusikon place for a break

Kiruna, coil (15 km) to familiarize the pedestrian fells geology. The nature trail can be started either in the yard or Nature Kellokas Ylläsjärven ski area. It circulates in the rugged mountain terrain Ylläs. Kellostapuli beautiful rocky gorge share of wooden boardwalks and easy to walk. The path you recognize the signs with ptarmigan footprint.
Services: Kahvikeitaan and Varkaankuru resting places

Lalvajärven Swan trail (6 km) exploring the distinctive characteristics of the artistic object will be guided to the area, including birds, mammals and fish. Located in the middle of the path Lalvajärven bird-watching tower has been observed in more than 80 species of birds. The trail starts in the parking TOTOVAARA and is marked with swan.
Services: bird-watching tower on the beach Lalvajärven Winter Path (1 km) leads you to the old taiga forests. The trail signs indicate talviekologiasta. Winter path is kept open during the winter, and it starts Nature Kellokas. It does not have a separate entry, but it stands out as a path in the snow.
Services: hut, as well as young children Menninkäisten path

The volcano park's nature trail (1.5 miles) exploring the volcanic history of the area and you'll notice that the reports of Lapland ancient volcanoes are true. Linkupalo bedrock, there is evidence of more than 2 billion years ago, volcanic eruptions, and even a volcano eruption in the opening place is demonstrated. The trail begins Elf-Kittilä road and is marked with red paint.
Services: the origin and outs Varkaankuru Wizard Path (3.5 km) takes you satumaisiin forest, where one can easily imagine the wizards and fairies live.Puronvarsilehdossa to grow in the lush trees, rowan, bird cherry, alders, and tracks, as well as the shade of angelica tubes and right of the stairs. Explore Varkaankuru taiga forest of functional and interesting will be guided to the target.The path starts and ends at Nature Kellokas yard and is partly wooden boardwalks. The path from green to recognize signs of a wizard.
Services: shelter and campfire site

Niesakeron eräpolku (2.7 miles) introduces the old eräkulttuuria and game management. You'll find the path from the starting point by running Luosun village about 4 miles to Earth Horse leading side of the road. The nature trail is the forest of the Board and Kolari game management association built, and game management association is responsible for its maintenance. The trail is marked puuviitoin, and wetland sections on the causeway.
Services: shelter, fire making, water place.

Ylläslompolo nature trail (3 km), passing through the old spruce forest to a small beautiful wilderness lake and meadow will introduce you to the culture, old-growth forests and swamps. The trail starts in the parking Ylläslompolo and is partially wooden boardwalks. It is built by the Lapland Centre for Economic Development, and is marked by stakes. Ylläsjärven around round the cycling route can differ from the bird watching tower and a nature trail.
Services: trail hut, the departure of a bird watching tower, which is accessible to wheelchairs

Seita Tour (9 km) is a cultural themed trail that tells the traveler the northern peoples relationship with nature and world view. The trail starts in Nature Kellokas and rotate around the Kellostapuli. It is indicated seitamerkein.
Services: shelter and campfire site Saalistusjotos (5 km) explains the six "fighting pair" of the catch and the struggle between predators and their konsteista that nature has developed for selviämistaistelua. The trail begins on the south side of the Yllästunturi is a parking area and is marked by tassumerkeillä.
Services: Kahvikeitaan shelter

Star Path (8 km) meanders Kesänkitunturin terrain and guide the wanderer to observe the northern sky. Along the trail signs indicate, inter alia, the Northern Lights and the stars. Star The trail starts from the parking Kesänkijärvi and passes through Devil's Ravine, Kesänkitunturin and Tahkovouri Nilivaara through the gorge. Pirunkuru is unimproved boulder, very rugged and steep. Not recommended for debilitated. You can identify the path of the star signs.
Services: two lean-to shelters campfire site Hilla Path (6 km) to rotate around the Kesänkijärvi. The trail is easy to walk and smooth, and it is easy to get around by following the signs of the cloudberry. The path you can, among other things Kesänkijärvi the parking lot.
Services: shelter

It starts (3 km) meanders Äkäsjokivarren and Äkässaivo scenery and takes you to take a look at the historical sites, such as muinaissaamelaista seitaa, as well as following the traditional peasant culture associated with the lime kilns and meadow hay barn. The nature trail signs tell of historic sites in addition to forest, and nature, as well as fishing. It starts begins Elf-Kittilä road and is marked by wooden poles with Saivonkierros sign.
Services: Äkässaivo and seitapahta
Services: Campfire


Other Routes in Pallas-Yllästunturi

Hetta-Pallas Trail (55 km) is Finland's oldest and most popular hiking trails. It was outlined before the national park was established, in 1934. Read more Hetta-Pallas route.
No. Services: wilderness huts Pyhäkero at the foot (including ski café spring skiing season), Sioskuru (16 people), Tappuri (8 people), Pahakuru (6 people), Hannukuru (16 persons, sauna), Montell (4 people) and Nammalakuru (16 people); Reservable Sioskuru (8 people), Hannukuru (12 + 12 people) and Nammalakuru (8 people); huts Suaskuru (eat packed lunches and a campfire), and Rihmakuru Hannukuru; hut cafe Nammalakuru during the high season

Lapland, Levi-route (50 km) can be launched by Nature Kellokas Äkäslompolo or Sirkka village of Kittila. When you leave Kellokas descend first Varkaankuru Ravine along the Kesänkijärvi.Wander through the western end of the lake on the west side of the Kesänkitunturin Hangaskurulle. Continue Hangaskurun shelter to the three fell to the gorge Kotamajalle, which operates during the winter season cafeteria. Continue along the Kotamajalta Lainion and Pyhätunturin between the southern end of the gorge Pyhäjärvi to a wilderness hut.

The Holy Lake route runs along the foothills Aakenustunturi Elf Kittila road. Aakenusjoen the bridge over the then arrive at a gravel road along the Aakenusjärven hut. Continue from there through the Home Hazards Muses From the day, and the Holy Excursion to the Conference and the North of the wooded landscape of Sirkka village. The trail is marked with orange paint markings, and the intersections of the paths. Wet spots are wooden boardwalk.
Services: Muses and Pyhäjärvi Day trip huts, lean-Hangaskurun, Aakenusjärven hut, hut hut cafe winter

Ylläs-olos route (54 km) can go either Nature or Kellokas Olostunturi tourist center. When you start Kellokas first pass Lapland, Levi-route Kotamajalle. Turn Kotamajalta the northwest and pass Pyhätunturin and Who Fell between the gorge Äkäsjokivarteen.

Äkäsjoki transport in the vicinity of the north, and arrive at the first Äkässaivo the lake and then Peurakaltiolle. Continue Peurakaltiolta Äkäskero Äkäsmylly mill west of the mill cafe is open during the tourist season. Cross the Elf-Muotka danger road and then continue the trip in the forest terrain. Juuvanrovan and Kuusikonmaa huts via achieve Olostunturi north Vuontispirtti tourist center. The trail is marked with orange paint markings, and the intersections of the paths. Wet spots are wooden boardwalks.
Services: Juuanrovan , Kuusikonmaa and Pahtavaara wilderness cabins , reindeer rock café (open in early spring and autumn-time), Äkäsmylly Mill café (open during the tourist season)

Ylläs-Rauhala-Pallas Trail (72 km) will take you to the beautiful landscape, woodland surroundings and top of kerojen. You can start the route either Ylläkseltä Nature Kellokas or Pallas Pallas Visitor Centre. When you leave Kellokas descend first Varkaankuru Ravine along the Kesänkijärvi. Wander through the western end of the lake on the west side of the Kesänkitunturin Hangaskurulle. Continue Hangaskurun shelter to the three fell to the gorge Kotamajalle, which operates during the winter season cafeteria. Turn Kotamajalta the northwest and pass Pyhätunturin and Who Fell between the gorge Äkäsjokivarteen.

Äkäsjoki transport in the vicinity of the north, and arrive at the first Äkässaivo the lake and then Peurakaltiolle. Take the Peurakaltiolta Äkäskero through the apex of the north. Äkäsjärven the eastern side of kerojen, Black Keron, Kolvakero and Kesälaen, through Jerisjärvi arrive on the east coast, but Rauhalan the village. Please note that Äkäskero and Rauhalan route is a bit of distance and route markings are sometimes incomplete. You will need to bring your tent, as the huts are just Pahtavuomalla and spawning lake. Also, the water places are few and far between. Continue Rauhalan the village towards the north along the foothills of the fells.

Anuntinvuoman the trail goes higher and higher, passing first Koivakeron and then Keimiöjärvi on the east side of the Black Keron through. Take the Black Keron wilderness hut after Lommoltunturi Fell in the west along the slope towards the Pallastunturi. Lengths of the sections of these corridors: Ski-Rauhala 50 km, Rauhala-Pallas 22 km. You can identify the route from orange paint marks.
Services: hut Maja; lean Hangaskurussa; Spawning lake wilderness huts Niittypirtti (4 people),Pahtavuoma (3 people), Pahtavuoma II (2 people) and Black Keron hut (5 persons); day room Keimiöjärvi


Pallastunturi ring routes

Taivaskero round (9 km)will take three hours.Taivaskero is Pallas Visitor Centre 4 km away, and extending to the top of the circular trail is 9 miles long. The height difference the Visitor Centre and Taivaskero peak is approximately 340 meters.

Palkaskeron round (7 km) rises above the top of our loved ones Tray, which may resemble piles of rocks in foggy weather more than the burial ground in its natural state the mountain top.Wanderers have left behind kerolle stone heaps, but we hope that you you ditch your mind, and you do not pile on top of the rocks the size of jet lag. The National Park's natural state can not be touched even by moving stones. Palkaskeron round separated from the Hetta-Pallas route to the log cabin or Lappish, Pallas Visitor Centre for miles to the north.

You can see the way the Pallas fells the old hotel ruins of the memorial. Palkaskeron trail heads towards the east and passes through the old reindeer fence. A place steeped in a bygone era, and on the other hand still thriving in the business atmosphere. Palkaskeron kupeelta the rocky mountain with a beautiful view of the sequence of the edge of the lake and the Pallas. The visitor center and Palkaskeron peak is approximately 240 meters in height.

Services: in the surrounding area the only campfire site and a hut located along the bucket at the end of the ditch along the way. Camping is permitted in the hut environment. The area is an old campground, which has taken shape over the years, in a park. There is also this Pallaskota.

Sights: Palkasojalta path leading to a part of the environmental art project. Mats Wikström Avenue in Squirrel squirrels represent the world's religions and the unity of creation.