Keroharju hiking trail, 17 km

The trail takes about one day to walk

Keroharju Hiking Trail is 17 km long. It leads along a ridge and is surrounded by mires. The trail's starting and ending points are the Harjulammentie road and parking area in Liikasenvaara and the Niitselyksentie road in Hautajärvi village. The River Niitselys can be crossed by cable boat. The trail takes about one day to walk.

Services: Kerojärvi Open Wilderness Hut.
Sights: Keroharju Ridge and the National Parks broad mires.


Basic information
Contact information:

European Union - European Regional Development Fund Regional Council of Lapland Leverage from the EU Salla

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