Pörrönpolku, Kuopio, ilmakuva



Pilpantie 177

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Year-round hiking route to Pilppa hut

Pörrönpolku is a 1,7 km long year-round hiking route located in the Neulamäki area. The trail, which passes through Pilpantie parking area and Pilppa hut, is accessible throughout the year, but it is especially popular as a winter hiking and snowshoeing route. The nearest starting point, Pilpantie parking area, is approximately 6 km away from Kuopio city center.

The route winds through a tranquil forest and is well-maintained by hikers. Pörrönpolku is marked with guideposts bearing snowshoe symbols for easy identification.

The Pilppa area is a wonderful outdoor area for the whole family in all seasons. Within Pilppa hut premises, there are two lean-to shelters available for all visitors between 7 am and 10 pm. Additionally, there are toilet facilities in the area.

The outdoor café managed by Puijon Latu ry will open on January 1st, 2024. The café is open on weekends and during the winter holiday weeks (weeks 8-10), also on weekdays from 10 am to 3 pm.

Please note that changes are possible; check the opening hours at 040 537 8038 or from Pilpan reservation calendar – Puijon Latu ry.


Pilppa parking area (starting point)

  • Pilpantie 177, 70700 Kuopio
  • Note! Pilpantie is a narrow road, but there are several parking areas and pullouts along the way to accommodate oncoming vehicles.

Pilppa hut (lean-tos, outdoor café)

  • Pilpantie 261, 70700 Kuopio
Pörrönpolku, talviretkeilyreitti Kuopiossa

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