Koljatti nature trail 

Koljatin luontopolku

Photo: Keski-Suomen ELY

Koljatti (or Koljat) is part of the Hakovuori and Kalliomäki area of rocky formations. The lakeside landscape of Kalliojärvi is dominated by the 20 m greystone precipice. At the bottom of the precipice, there is a bed of sharp rocks and boulders. The Koljatti Nature Trail follows the shoreline of lake Kalliojärvi. The total length of the trail (there and back) is approximately 1.2 km.

Starting point and guidance: Koljatti Nature Trail is accessed from highway 77. The brown wooden “Koljat” signpost leads from the road to the start of the trail.
Starting point coordinates: ETRS-TM35FIN N 6990691, E 434418.
WGS84 lat 63.03985, lon 25.70344

Average hiking time:
The trail is easy to walk and takes about an hour to complete.

Trail markings:
There is an information board at the start of the trail. Blue paint markings indicate the route.

Recommended footwear:
The trail runs through forest landscape and can be completed wearing regular outdoor shoes.

Rest areas, lean-to shelters, etc.:
There is a lean-to shelter and campfire site at the end of the path at the bottom of the precipice as well as a dry toilet at the start of the trail.

Organisation in charge of the nature trail:
City of Viitasaari

 

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