Kalajärvi Geological Nature Trail and discovery forest

The trail runs in the vicinity of the Kalajärvi resort in a woodland environment. You will come across information boards that invite you to test your knowledge in a nature quiz and also guide you on along the correct route. The early part of the trail is accessible to all until the rest spot, and so is the path that leads to the old loggers’ cabin. In the discovery forest you can find out some interesting forest facts.

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3 Facts:

  • Early part of the trail accessible to all
  • Information boards on geology and forest facts
  • Kalajärvi resort’s services

Trail rating:

Easy

Suitability:

The trail is a suitable day trip destination for beginners and families with school-age children. The early part of the trail is suitable for visitors with limited mobility.

Duration:

About 2-3 hours

Trail markings:

There are information boards at the trail’s starting points with thorough details of the route. The accessible section is marked with blue wheelchair signs, and the rest of the trail with blue circles. In addition, there are signposts and 15 information boards (with nature quizzes) that show your location at each point.

Getting to the trail

Starting point 1:

Parking area
Kalajärventie 6
Seinäjoki (Peräseinäjoki)

N62 34.471 E23 06.408

The starting point N62 34.464 E23 06.394 with information boards is located across the road from the Kalajärventie parking area.

Starting point 2: Parking area on the northern side of Alavudentie (road no. 672), at the Kalajärventie crossroads, Seinäjoki (Peräseinäjoki) N62 34.559 E23 06.328

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