Partiomaja Trail

The Partiomaja Trail is a 2 km circular forest route that follows the rapids route of Konnevesi through Taikinainen and Karinkoski ending up in Partiomaja. The rapids remain free of ice, even in the winter, and therefore Partiomaja Trail is of great interest throughout the year. Keep warm by a campfire and enjoy watching the flowing water. The route and the structures have been improved over the past few years and the repair work continued in 2016.

Starting point and guidance:
The starting point is at the end of a forest lane joining Autiolahden tie, approx. 5 km from the centre of Konnevesi. There is a car park and an information board at the trail start. The route is marked with signposts.
Coordinates of the starting point: ETRS-TM35FIN N 6941552 E 465466. WGS84 lat 62,60313 lon 26,32732

Average hiking time:
The path is narrow with plenty of exposed tree roots in places, and there are moderate differences in elevation. Allow 1–2 hours to complete the trail.

Trail markings:
There are information boards along the trail providing facts about the local habitat.

Recommended footwear:
The trail can be completed with sturdy outdoor shoes.

Rest areas, leant-to shelters etc.:
There is a lean-to shelter, campfire place, dry toilet and a wood shed at Karinkoski. There is a covered campfire place, dry toiler and a wood shed near Partiomaja. The cottage and outbuilding are rented by the local Scouts.

Organisation in charge of the nature trail:
Municipality of Konnevesi.

 

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