The Paalijärvi Hiking Trail is a 22.3-km circle trail, which passes through fields and well-managed forests in the village of Paalijärvi, Alajärvi, South Ostrobothnia. The impressive gate at its starting point guides the hiker to the bosom of Mother Nature. On the diversified trail, you can stop to listen to the murmur of the Myllypuro brook or to study places of interest related to the local history. The Paalijärvi trail features several rocks of great natural beauty and well-managed rest stops. You can also view the South Ostrobothnian fieldscape from the 18.5-metre-high belvedere.
Suitable as a day-trip destination for hikers in normal physical condition accustomed to walking in nature.
About 8 to 12 hours including stops
Route has been marked with orange arrow signs
Starting point 1
Back of Paalijärvi Dance Pavilion.
Paalijärventie, 62950 Alajärvi
You need not walk the entire trail in one go. Thanks to its several starting points, you can choose between different legs of the trail. Examples of short day trips: