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.

Important information

The water level is still very low in many places on the route.
Please contact Juva Camping or Sulkavan Oravanpesät before going to the route.


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