Nature & hiking in the Jyväskylä Region
Wandering in Lakeland Finland’s unspoilt nature provides the perfect counterbalance to the everyday routine. Within the boundaries of Jyväskylä Region there are no less than four national parks, numerous well-marked nature trails and hundreds of kilometres of cycle paths criss-crossing the province’s highly varied terrain. The Leivonmäki National Park in Joutsa makes an excellent destination for hikers and rovers of all kinds, since it offers varied terrain and first-class scenery as well as tracks and trails of different standards. You can also go camping and enjoy the great outdoors in the region. Or perhaps you would like to set off on a paddling trip into the gorgeous lake scenery offered by Päijänne? Check out the Jyväskylä Region’s canoeing routes and excursion options.
There’s no need to set off on an excursion alone: expert wilderness and climbing guides are on hand to take you into breathtaking terrain and ensure you have the experience of a lifetime.
Check out the outdoor services in the Jyväskylä Region at the bottom of the page!
Scenic views and other nature attractions
Explore the most spectacular viewpoints and other fascinating natural attractions in the Jyväskylä Region, such as gorge valleys and historical rock paintings.Photo: Jukka Paakkinen
Tips for exploring outdoors
How to access nature trails without a car? Which nature destinations are accessible? How to enjoy outdoors responsibly? Explore tips tailored to different target groups.Photo: Jukka Paakkinen