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

Juva - Sulkava caoeing route & Aquatic nature trail the Squirrel Route (Oravareitti) is a 57 kilometers long canoeing route which runs between Juva and Sulkava.

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

Welcome to Oravareitti – the Squirrel Route

All parts of the Oravareitti – the Squirrel Route paddling route are now renovated and ready to welcome paddlers to enjoy the season. Before planning your trip to Oravareitti, we kindly ask you to contact either Juva Camping or Sulkavan Oravanpesät to get the latest information about water levels on the route.

Juva Camping (tel. +35815451930, email: camping@juvacamping.com)
Sulkavan Oravanpesät (+358400938076, pasi.vironen@oravanpesat.fi)