Hiking in July

Hiking in Finland in July. Joutensuo kota.

If you want to hike in Finland in July, you need to prepare for two things. July is the hottest month in Finland, which is a blessing and a curse.

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The months of autumn

Right now there's plenty of snow in Northern Finland and I've been writing about skiing much, so it's time to see how the hiking conditions look on the opposite side of the year. Autumn is a magnificent time for hiking! The 12 km loop Pieni Karhunkierros (Little Bear's Trail) in Oulanka National Park is one of the, or maybe the most popular day hiking trail in Finland. Here you'll find three hikes around this trail.