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Autumn Season

In the fall at Äkäs River, you can easily go hunting on nearby state hunting lands (100m) and enjoy the stunning autumn-colored hiking trails of Ylläs.


Fall is the peak of the hunting season. In the forests of Lapland, you can hunt moose, deer, and small game such as hares and ptarmigan. The hunting spots around the Äkäs River offer excellent conditions for hunting trips amidst the autumn foliage.


Autumn foliage, hiking, and mountain biking.

The highlight of autumn is undoubtedly the fall foliage, when the nature of Lapland adopts stunning autumn colors. The surroundings of Äkäsjoen piilo (Lapland Riverside Cabin) offer superb settings for admiring the foliage, whether hiking or enjoying the views from the cabin’s terrace.


Horseback Riding

In Ylläs, you can enjoy horseback riding all year round. Experience the nature of Lapland throughout the year on various guided horseback rides, treks, and camps on the back of a gentle, small, and strong Icelandic horse. Ylläs Trekking Horses provide expert guidance for groups, adapting to the skill level of the participants.


Kayaking and Canoeing

You can rent a canoe or kayak and explore the quiet rivers and lakes of the Kolari area. You will have the chance to paddle in calm waters, admire nature, and enjoy beautiful scenery.

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