Ounasvaara is a great place to visit in Rovaniemi, firstly because it is easily accessible from the city center but also because, as soon as you enter the forest, you will forget how close you are from the city. In this recreation area, you will be able to practice many fun activities all year round. The different trails will marvel you by their beauty as you experience great adventures on the hill. In the summer, going for a hike in the dazzling nature is a must and, in the winter, each and every one of you will be able to choose your favourite activity between a wide range that includes downhill and cross country ski, snowboard, snowshoes, fat bike, and a lot more.
Snowshoeing in Ounasvaara
Today, we are going to tell you about a really entertaining winter activity that can appeal to the whole the family: snowshoeing. It may seem like a simple activity as you are “just” walking in the snow, but believe us, in Ounasvaara it can become an enjoyable experience that you will remember forever. Indeed, it is common in Rovaniemi that after a few days of snow, the grounds is completely covered by a thick coat of powder snow. This is the best time to go snowshoeing and discover some untouched landscapes in the forest. Thanks to your equipment, you will be able to leave the tracks and explore new places. Play in the snow, run, and take a moment to look up and appreciate the fascinating beauty of the snow-covered trees. You might even encounter new friends as you spot a cute squirrel or an arctic hare.