Rillankivi and the nature trail


Photo: Keski-Suomen ELY

Rillankivi is a natural boulder that has marked the boundary between three municipalities and three regions – North Savonia, Central Finland and North Ostrobothnia – for centuries and is preserved by the National Board of Antiquities. The nature trail meanders along the ridge south of Rillankivi for some 5 kilometres.

Starting point and guidance: The starting point is located by road no. 560.

Starting point coordinates: ETRS-TM35FIN N 7036946, E 457096.
WGS84 lat 63.45834, lon 26.13944

Average hiking time:
Allow 2-3 hours to complete the trail. The trail has some differences in elevation.

Trail markings:
Blue paint markings and signposts indicate the route. Signposting along the route is in a poor state of repair.

Recommended footwear:
In dry weather, regular outdoor shoes are suitable. In wet weather, we recommend waterproof footwear.

Rest areas, lean-to shelters, etc.:
There are information boards on the three municipalities, a lean-to shelter, campfire site and dry toilet near Rillankivi.


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