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Hiking

Examples of popular marked hiking trails in Lapland

Hetta - Pallas Trail (55 km)
is a trail marked out in 1934 that runs through the magnificent fell landscape of the Pallas-Yllästunturi National Park. Along the trail there are both open and reservable wilderness huts.
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Pyhä - Luosto Trail (35 km)
runs through the breathtaking scenery of the Pyhä-Luosto National Park. The trail is a good choice for a two-day hike.
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Kevo Trail (63 km)
runs through the Kevo Strict Nature Reserve in Northern Lapland and meanders through mountain birch forests, open fell areas, pine forests and the Kevo Canyon. The trail descends to the bottom of the canyon several times, so there are many steep climbs and descents along the way.
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Nuortti Hiking Trail (40 km)
is a circular trail near the Finnish-Russian border in the Urho Kekkonen National Park. The wilderness-like trail runs in a deep canyon along the River Nuorttijoki, a popular fishing destination.
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Sevettijärvi - Pulmanki Trail (60-70 km)
runs through the Kaldoaivi Wilderness Area along pine heaths and fell uplands. Along the trail there are several open wilderness huts where hikers can stay overnight.
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Nordkalottleden Trail
is an 800-km-long trail with about 70 km on the Finnish side. The trail leads from the Käsivarsi region in north-western Lapland to Norway and Sweden. In Finland, the trail runs through the Käsivarsi Wilderness Area and Malla Strict Nature Reserve, and you can join the trail at Kilpisjärvi. The trail is rather demanding and stony in places. There are open and reservable wilderness huts along the way for hikers to stay overnight.
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UKK Trail
meanders around Sallatunturi Fell and through the Tuntsa Wilderness Area. The national UKK Trail runs through the wilderness of Eastern Lapland. Sections suitable for longer hikes include Hautajärvi - Kelloselkä (75 km) or Naruska - Tulppio (112 km).