Photo: Valklampi boardwalks, Keski-Suomen ELY
The Valklampi boardwalk crosses the bog surrounding the Iso and Pieni Valklampi lakes. The total length of the trail is approx. 4 km, of which 1.5 km are covered on a boardwalk. The trail runs along the ridge surrounding the bog.
Starting point and guidance:
The trail starts from the edge of the old Joutsa sports ground (turn onto the driveway from Kangasniementie); an information post marks the starting point.
Starting point coordinates: ETRS-TM35FIN N 6846842, E 454253.
WGS84 lat 61,75186, lon 26.13361
Average hiking time:
Allow at least 2 hours to complete the trail. The boardwalk can be slippery during wet weather.
Yellow paint markings indicate the route.
Sturdy outdoor shoes are essential.
Rest areas, lean-to shelters, etc.:
There are seats for resting along the path, a place for swimming at lake Iso Valklampi and a campfire site on its western bank.
Organisation in charge of the nature trail:
Municipality of Joutsa.
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