Juva – Sulkava

Canoeing route & water nature trail

Canoeing in the middle of the beautiful Finnish lakeland nature!

The route between Juva and Sulkava is suitable to family outings.

The route is suitable to family outings

The Squirrel Route is also the first biologically studied Finnish aquatic nature trail marked with information boards.

Along the route are 21 checkpoints that are visible to the canoe by hand and describing the natural area. On the way there are a wide variety of lakes, rivers and rapids. The landscape varies from lush minimalistic tracks.

The Squirrel Route (Oravareitti) is a 57 kilometers long canoeing route which runs between Juva and Sulkava.

The water condition of the route is best in early summer in May-June.

Canoeing packages for season 2019

1. 2 day (1 night) package for two persons 280,-
-Price includes: Canoe rent, transport to Toivio from either Juva Camping or Oravanpesät.
-Sauna at Oravanpesät.
-Cabin at Oravanpesät (own sleeping bag or sheets)
-Breakfast at Oravanpesät
-Return transportation to either Juva Camping or Oravanpesät.
2. Same package with kayaks 330,-
3. Same package for four persons, with canoes 390,-
4. Same package for four persons, with canoes 490,-

Reservation or more information:
Juva Camping, puh. +358 15 451 930 Sulkavan Oravanpesät, puh. +358 400 938 076


  • Epic trip with the girls! oravareitti
  • Kokeiltiin reilu viikko sitten meille kaikille uutta kulkupeli ja melottiin
  • While doing the Oravareitti canoeing route in Finland we stopped
  • River of dreams
  • Beautiful end to a long day of paddling on the
  • Tunnelmia illan Kyrsyn lenkilt Reilut 30 lenkkeilij tutustuivat tnn paikallisoppaiden