Wealth of forests

Imagine breathing the freshest of air. Combine it with the sound of silence and the feeling of something beyond comprehension. That is the Finnish forest effect. 

Oulu

The forests in Oulu are easily to achieve, clean and perfect for trekking and camping with an abundance of nature trails and campfire sites.

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Rokua Geopark

Go hiking, biking or skiing in the Rokua Geopark forests and feel the ancient history of the Geopark area, dating back to the ice age!

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Did you know the landscape in the Oulu area was sculpted by the Ice Age?

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Syöte

Hiking in the Syöte fell area is the best way to get to know the northern forests in a hilly terrain. The views are something else!

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Pariskunta lumikenkäilemässä

Snowshoeing in Rokua

Rokua
fatbiking is nice summer activity

Fatbike Tour in Oulu

Oulu
Nallikari beach on sunset.

Nallikari – the Riviera of the North

Oulu
Snowmobile safari Kemi Sea Lapland

Beginners's Short Safari by Snowmobile

Kemi
Glamping in Hailuoto. Mosquito net is all over tent.

Glamping in Hailuoto

Hailuoto

Go Arctic activities - Fatbike trip in Koiteli or Liminka

Oulu

Skinbased skiing trip in Syöte National Park

Pudasjärvi

Island Hopping at Raahe Archipelago

Raahe
Ryhmä tekee tehtävää suon reunalla

Nature-based recreation days for work communities (Sanginjoki, Rokua) - Naturest Oy

Oulu
Toripoliisi Statue 1

Sightseeing of Oulu on Mountain Bikes

Oulu
Lynx snowmobiles

Snowmobile Rental

Pudasjärvi
Snowboarding and skiing at Iso-Syöte

Ski Resort Iso-Syöte

Syöte
Liukulumikenkäretki Marjaniemi, Hailuoto

Sliding snowshoe tours

Hailuoto
China Girl

Sight-Skiing

Kemi
Hotel Iso-Syöte Hanhilampi Erämaaleiri

Hanhilampi Wilderness Camp

Syöte
Hiking in Syöte

Syöte Hiking Trails

Syöte
Biking at Hupisaaret City Park.

Oulu loves biking

Oulu
Lapsi tekee tehtävää metsässä

Forest Nature School in Sanginjoki - Naturest Oy

Oulu
Mountain biking , Köykkyrin retkireitistö

Mountain biking and hiking route - Köykkyrin retkireitistö

Kempele
People resting in Finnish woods

Nature Power from a forest in Sanginjoki - Naturest Oy

Oulu

Snowshoeing trip in Syöte National Park

Pudasjärvi
Snowshoeing Holiday in South Lapland

Snowshoeing Week in South Lapland

Syöte

Guided fatbike tour

Pudasjärvi

Rental equipment: Cross-country skiing and snowshoes

Syöte
Retkeilijä hiihtää umpihangessa metsässä. Ympärillä puita ja aurinko paistaa takaa. / A hiker skis in the dead end of the forest. There are trees all around and the sun is shining from behind. Kuva: Eeva Mäkinen

Rokua National Park

Rokua
Pilpasuo nature scenery.

Pilpasuo protected area and nature trails

Oulu

Arkkukari Allotment Garden

Raahe
Kemi-snowcastle-wall

Mini Holiday in Sea Lapland, Package

Kemi
Rokua Health & Spa Hotel

Spa Hotel in Rokua

Rokua
Reindeer Farm Sea Lapland

Snowmobile Safari to the Reindeer Farm

Kemi
Fatbike lumessa

Fatbike rental in Rokua

Rokua
Children's Rokua day trip

Children's Rokua day trip

Rokua
Clear sunshiny summer day in Raahe Archipelago

Raahe Archipelago

Raahe

Fatbike rental

Kempele
Maaginen suppalampi Rokuan kansallispuistossa.

On The Traces Of The Ice Age - Ridges Of Rokua

Rokua
Iso-Syöte Bike Park at the top

Iso-Syöte Bike Park

Syöte
Long sandy beach of Nallikari in Hietasaari island

Hietasaari recreational area

Oulu
Kaksi hiihtäjää merenjäällä perässään ahkiot. Aurinko paistaa pilvettömältä taivaalta. /  Two skiers on sea ice with packs behind them. The sun shines from a cloudless sky. Kuva: Sini Salmirinne

Bothnian Bay National Park

Kemi
Kivikkoinen rantaviiva

Smitti Island

Raahe
Mountainbiking

A guided cross-country bicycle excursion in Rokua Geopark

Rokua

Syöte Visitor Center cottage

Pudasjärvi
Piispanletto Rajahauta nature trail.

Letonniemi protected area and nature trail

Oulu
group excursion in Syöte national park

Trail biking experience in the Syöte National Park

Syöte
Seafood pasta.

Bistoria Iso-Syöte

Pudasjärvi
Scottish fountain in front of Oulu City Hall in summer. Background Oulu Cathedral and clear blue sky.

Guided Bike Tour from Nallikari to Oulu City Center

Oulu
Mies talvisessa maisemassa

Backcountry skiing in Rokua

Rokua
Accommodation double room.

Ailasto accommodation

Hailuoto
Cycling in Köykkyri

Köykkyri recreation area

Kempele
Kaksi alamäkipyöräilijää Rusko Bike Parkissa ajamassa helppoa reittiä alaspäin.

Rusko Bike Park

Oulu

Bike Park guidance lesson

Syöte

Kastelli Giant's Church

Raahe

Rautiperä Sports Area

Pyhäjoki
Icebreaker Sampo

Arctic Day at the Sea Best Seller

Kemi
Northern Lights Kemi

Snowmobile Safari by Night

Kemi
Two men playing frisbee golf

Rantakylä Recreational Area in Liminka

Liminka
Hotel Iso-Syöte Snowshoe Safari Views

Snowshoe safari

Syöte

Winter Forest Adventure in the Dark

Oulu

Frozen Iijoki River and Sea Experienced from a Snowmobile Sleigh

Ii
Three National Parks Summer Adventure in South Lapland - canoeing

Three National Parks Summer Adventure

Syöte
Hotel Iso-Syöte Moottorikelkkasafari

Winter Weekly Programme

Syöte

Sleigh ride to Raahe archipelago's icebergs

Raahe
Windland – Ohjelmapalvelut luonnossa

Experiences in Tyrnävä: Tours, Local Experiences, Snowshoeing

Tyrnävä
Alpaca walking in a forest

Alpacafarm visit and walk in forest - Hanging out with alpacas in finnish nature!

Kempele

Go Arctic activities - Guided tour in Oulu by bike

Oulu
Oulujärvellä on upeita melontapaikkoja.

On the Traces of the Ice Age - Lake Oulujärvi

Vaala
Koirien kanssa luontopolulla.

Markkuu nature trail 10 km – Home to the cute little wren

Tyrnävä

Snowshoe and skinbased rental Liminka

Liminka
View from the Hupisaaret City Park.

Hupisaaret Islands city park

Oulu
Lapland-Welcome-ice-fishing

Snowshoe Trip for Ice Fishing from Kemi

Kemi
Natur tour

Naturetour by Snowshoes

Kemi
Snowmobile safari Kemi Sea Lapland

Ice Fishing Trip by Snowmobiles

Kemi
Lumisen metsän keskellä on hirsirakennus. /  In the middle of the snowy forest is a log building. Kuva: Sami Säily.

Syöte Visitor Centre

Pudasjärvi

Winter activities for groups

Syöte
Bar and Cafeteria. Coffee to go. Hailuoto brewery beers from the bar. Alcohol licence. Meeting, weddings, and events.

Ailasto Cafeteria and local product shop

Hailuoto

Snowmobile safari and guided tours

Pudasjärvi
Ihmisiä metsässä

Nature Power from a forest in Rokua - Naturest Oy

Utajärvi
winter cycling on the ice

Winter cycling by fatbikes at Oulu

Oulu
Skating on the on the frozen sea in Kempele

Tour skating or skiing at the frozen sea in Vihiluoto

Kempele

Local crafts, wildherbs and baking

Pudasjärvi
Lapland-Welcome-Northern-Lights

Northern Lights Snowmobile Driving Safari

Kemi
Pyöräilijät lähdössä pyöräilemään kaupunkipyörillä

City Bikes

Raahe
montta, oulujoki, muhos

Active camping Montta

Muhos
Rekiretki

Snowbus Winter Excursion in Raahe Archipelago

Raahe
Lobby

Airport Hotel Oulu

Kempele
Snowmobiles on ice

Snowmobile Safari at Frozen Sea

Kemi

Quality Fatbikes Rental

Ii
Oulujoki on Suomen 7. suurin joki.

On The Traces Of The Ice Age - The Oulujoki River Valley

Muhos
Forest Mind Trip in winter with snowshoes

Relaxing Forest Mind trip in Syöte National Park

Syöte
Lapland-Welcome-snowmobile-safari

Snowmobile Safari in the Forest

Kemi
Luotsivahdinhuone

Historical Pilot House on Iso-Kraaseli Island

Raahe
Ice Fishing

Ice-Fishing Safari with Snowmobiles

Kemi
Syöte - Iso-Syöte

Fatbike / E-fatbike Rental

Syöte

E-fatbiking and fatbiking in Rokua Geopark area

Muhos

Rental equipment: Fatbike, winter

Syöte
Oulu Estuary and Pikisaari from above.

Gems of the Oulu River estuary

Oulu
Snow mobile safari

Forest Experience by Snowmobiles

Kemi
Picnic shelters in Virpiniemi sport area

Virpiniemi recreational area

Oulu
Kahvihetki talvisessa maisemassa

Winter experiences in Sanginjoki - Naturest Oy

Oulu
KIDE hotellilla pyöräilijöitä Iso-Syötteellä

Summer activities for groups

Pudasjärvi
Sarkkiranta sports centre

Sarkkiranta sports centre

Kempele

Bike Park tickets

Syöte
Lapsi ja tehtäviä metsässä

Forest Nature School in Rokua - Naturest Oy

Utajärvi
Luontolautta Montta Oulujoki

Geo-x-on Outdoor Equipment Rental

Muhos

Equipment maintenance at the rental shop

Syöte
Montta treasure hunt luontopakopeli

Montta treasure hunt - nature escape

Muhos
Fatbike mäntyä vasten metsästyssä

Fatbike rental in Rokua

Rokua
Toripolliisi statue in the Oulu Market Square.

Top 5 attractions in Oulu!

Oulu
Yrttiaitta

Northern Finland food experience

Oulu
Sliding snowshoes

Sliding snowshoes

Hailuoto
Arctic wolf and Auroras - Wolf photographing in winter

Arctic Wolf & Auroras

Oulu
Alanko-old-cowhouse-Happy-family

Winter Holiday for Family, Package

Kemi
Pikku-Syöte offers exceptional trails and sceneries for Mountain Biking around the year.

Guided Mountain Biking tours from Pikku-Syöte

Syöte
Hiking trip Sea Lapland

Hiking Trip to the Colourful Mire Reserve

Kemi
Loppulan tulisija

Conferences and events in Loppula, Sanginjoki

Oulu
Boreal bird and wildlife tour - brown bear

Boreal Bird & Wildlife Photographing Tour

Syöte
Lepohetki talvisessa maisemassa

Winter experiences in Rokua - Naturest Oy

Utajärvi
Grandma's cottage

Farm accommodation

Hailuoto

Rent snowshoes in Syöte

Pudasjärvi
Hotel Iso-Syöte Pyörävuokraamo

Bike Rental Shop - Lapland Bike Hotel Iso-Syöte

Syöte

Bike Park package

Syöte
Liukulumikengät rokua geopark

Skinbased Ski Rental in Rokua Geopark area

Muhos
In Syöte you can spend a winter day skiing or doing other winter sports.

Skibus from Oulu to Syöte

Syöte

Rent snowshoes for small children in Syöte

Pudasjärvi
Nainen hiihtää ladulla husky-koiran kanssa. Taustalla luminen metsä ja sininen taivas. / A woman is skiing on a piste with a gray husky dog. In the background you can see a snowy forest and a blue sky. Kuva:Annu Tuohiluoto

Syöte National Park

Pudasjärvi
Hotel Iso-Syöte Lumikenkävuokraus

Equipment rental

Syöte
teltta-alue, camping

Ailasto Camping and Caravan Park

Hailuoto

Fatbike rental Liminka

Liminka

Bike rental in summer

Syöte

Go Arctic activities - Snowshoe / gliding snowshoe trip

Oulu
Six rental bikes in a row.

Rent a bike from Tourist Info!

Oulu

Wintery Bait Fishing for Northern Pike in Ii

Ii
South Lapland Winter Experience - two day's husky tour

South Lapland Winter Experience

Syöte
Hotel Iso-Syöte Skido Fell Nature

Snowmobile wilderness safari

Syöte
Fatbike Montta

STORY OF THE RIVER – adventure in Oulujoki

Muhos
Meetings, weddings, parties and events.

Event and meeting place

Hailuoto
Pilot's hut and historical daymark on Iso-Kraaseli island Raahe archipelago

Iso-Kraaseli Island and Guest Berth

Raahe