Things to do in Rokua Geopark

The Rokua Geopark area has an extensive network of outdoor trails and many companies offering guides, programmes and equipment rental. You can also enjoy hiking, mushrooming or berry picking independently along the nature trails and in the forests!


Whether you’re looking for a long hike or a short stroll, the Rokua Geopark area offers a wide range of hiking trails with landscapes that vary from lichen forests to groves, swamps and lake shores. Signposts along the trails introduce you to the special features of our natural and cultural history.

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Summer activities

Best summer activities

Our Ice Age heritage is best seen and experienced during the snow-free season. Choose your favourite activities and head out into nature in Rokua Geopark!

Enjoy the scenery on pedals and two wheels!

The most extensive official mountain bike trails in the Rokua Geopark area can be found in Rokua National Park. There are also combined hiking and mountain biking trails in Manamansalo on Lake Oulujärvi and in the Oulujoki Valley Tar Routes. You can bike on your own or take a guided tour.

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The wilderness areas of Rokua Geopark have rich fishing waters. The waters in the area - the Oulujoki River, Lake Oulujäri and a number of smaller lakes and ponds - contain pike, pike-perch, rainbow trout and lake trout. All the waterways in the area have easily accessible and peaceful fishing waters with good accommodation and other facilities for longer fishing trips. Winter fishing is good on the smaller lakes and ponds in the area.
A canoe trip is a great way to discover the nature of Rokua Geopark from a different perspective! Canoeing is a form of exercise similar to hiking where you can train your arms and core muscles and refresh your mind with the breathtaking scenery. Canoeing can be done in a kayak or an open canoe. There are a number of companies in the area that can provide canoeing instruction, information and equipment rental. You can contact them to book equipment already when you are planning your trip.
The hiking trails in Rokua Geopark are set in a unique environment. On your hike, you will experience ridge landscapes with lichens and clear-water ponds, deep river valleys with groves and rocky outcrops, and wide, sun-drenched lake shores.
Rokua Geopark has plenty to offer even when the weather is bad. Go to the spa, visit exhibitions or learn about the region's history in museums.
Indoor activities

Equipment rental

Products and services

Join a guided walk or rent equipment for a self-guided exploration!

Paddle kayak

An amazing tool for fishing or just enjoying the nature. This paddle kayak is easy to manage and handle, it…

Combinor Oy/Atteson Fishing


Poljettava kajakki

Paddling in Rokua Geopark

Enjoy the wonderful scenery of Rokua Geopark by the water in Oulujoki and Oulujärvi. When paddling, you get to enjoy…

Active camping Montta


Melontaa Rokua Geoparkissa

Skinbased Ski Rental in Rokua Geopark area

Rent skinbased skis in Rokua Geopark area: Muhos, Utajärvi & Vaala. Enjoy the agility of skis and the carrying capacity…

Active camping Montta


Liukulumikenkien vuokraus Rokua Geoparkin alueella

Geo-x-on Outdoor Equipment Rental

At Geo-x-on you can rent different kinds of outdoor equipment around the year! Our main headquarters is at Active Camping…

Active camping Montta


Geo-x-on välinevuokraus


The Rokua Geopark area has an extensive network of outdoor trails where you can get out and about all year round. Most of the trails are signposted with information about the local nature, geology and culture.

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