Auttiköngäs is a dream-come-true destination for day-trip visitors and it's only located 80km from Rovaniemi.
The guide will provide you the best information about the place, it's secrets, and they will also stop for the best photo opportunities. Once you reach the half-way point, you will stop to enjoy a sausage BBQ with warm juice provided. The trail is suitable for families, it is easy to reach and has magnificent landscapes.
The area´s main sight and attraction is the 16-metre-high Auttiköngäs Falls! The forest in the Auttiköngäs area is so old that it can be classified as a primary or virgin forest. There is a 3,5-km-long nature trail in the area, which is marked with pinecone pictures. The trail passes either side of the River Auttijoki through a changing landscape.
Along the trail, you will be able to admire the winding river and the surrounding forest. There is a scenic lookout point near Auttiköngäs Falls from where you can admire the roaring waters. Excellent views are also on offer from the observation tower located by the nature trail. Also, Auttiköngäs is an ideal location for bird watching. You will see some old-forest species, such as the black woodpecker or three-toed woodpecker along the nature trail.