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Off-road trails

The page is being refreshed. Route will be officially opened at the end of 2022.

The off-road trail is intended for outdoor walking and mountain biking when there is no snow. The trail has an indicative direction of travel and the trail markings are set accordingly. However, be aware that there may be oncoming traffic on the trail. Dogs must be kept on a leash.Route direction signs and the markings on the trees are in blue.

The trail mainly includes off-road paths, forest roads, paths next to railroad tracks, and transitions on pavements and streets. There are also main road crossings on the trail, so use caution.The terrain is very varied in terms of difficulty. The trail contains a few very challenging sections due to the steepness of the trail. Travel the trail at your own risk. Please note that there are roots, rocks and tree trunks on the path sections, which may be slippery when wet. The trail is available when there is no snow, as there is no winter maintenance.

The route also includes two technical tracks, in the sports park (Urheilukuja 1) and Marttinen (Herrasentie 16), where you can practice mountain biking skills.

The maintenance of the trail is the responsibility of the Town of Virrat, tel. +358 3 485 111


 
The old railway line and the Heinäaho arch bridge Keiturinvuori Laivaranta - Virrat harbour and lakeside park Herraskylä Pukkivuori and Penkkivuori

In summer, the fitness trails of the Pukkivuori area are used for hiking and disc golf. Pukkivuori Disc Golf Park is an 18-hole disc golf course, which runs over varied terrain, partly on a ski slope. In winter, the area has a network of cross-country ski trails of about 8 km, most of which are illuminated. The slopes of Pukkivuori are actively used by skiers in winter. The Pukkivuori hill can also be climbed via the 125-metre fitness stairs. From the top, you can admire the townscape that opens up.

 

Landscape from the fitness stairs

 

Pukkivuori Bike Park, with five downhill trails, is also located on the Pukkivuori ski slope. The Bike Park is operational when there is no snow on the ground. Pukkivuori is connected to the Virrat Sports Park, which has an outdoor gym, a pump track, a sports field, a street basketball court and a technical track for mountain biking. There are also toilet and shower facilities in the maintenance building on the edge of the sports field.

Maps of the managed fitness track network can be found online. The route runs through the hilly terrain of Penkkivuori and Pukkivuori. At the southern end of the cross-country trails, on the shore of Lake Löyttyjärvi, you will find the Löytty lean-to shelter, where you can take a picnic break


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Sivua päivitetty: 04.11.2022