Trekking and relaxation

Hiking routes

You can take wonderful hikes in Jämsä’s hilly and forested terrain. You can move freely along the local forest tracks, use orienteering maps to plan your own trekking route, or safely go hiking along the marked hiking routes. The beautiful and verdant forests and the impressive terrain invite you to set out hiking – trekking and relaxation come naturally among the murmuring forest breezes.

Himos Trekking Routes

Himos has a good network of signposted trekking routes, offering routes of different lengths to exercise enthusiasts, hikers, Nordic walking enthusiasts, track runners and snowshoe trekkers. The tracking routes vary between 3 and 12 kilometres and they can be combined to suit one’s interests and abilities. The serene outdoor routes wind their way through varying terrain which features both beautiful forest and rocky terrain. Along the trekking routes, you also get to admire splendid views.

 

 

Isojärvi National Park

Come spend your holiday in this spectacular national park! Located on the border of Kuhmoinen and Jämsä, the Isojärvi National Park is an ideal destination for spending a day or two. The park’s trails are a total of 30 kilometres in length. The trails are marked and there are camping and campfire sites along the way.

Liekokorpi

Liekokorpi nature path is a simple option for hiking and recreation. The route offers a delightful nature hike which mostly involves adventuring through the depths of the forest, but also with moments when the view opens up to crop fields.

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