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Trail fee

The trail fee for Koli is a voluntary support fee used to cover the maintenance of skiing, cycling, and other outdoor trails, as well as wood supply for lean-tos and hut of Ursa, parking lot clearing, signage, and real-time tracking of trail maintenance. The trail fees are fully used for the maintenance, upkeep, and development of year-round outdoor trails in Koli.

Trail Support Badge

The businesses in the area participating in trail maintenance efforts can be identified by this Koli trail support badge. The badge signifies responsible and community-minded business practices, as well as gratitude for participating in collective efforts. We also publish an updated list of businesses supporting the trail system on these pages.

Businesses located elsewhere can also participate, as we offer customizable sponsor boards along the trail. If your company is interested in supporting responsible trail work in Finland’s most popular visitor destination, or if you would like more information on the topic, please contact us: .

As an individual, you can also participate in the efforts and obtain the badge for yourself!

How can I pay the trail fee?

You can easily pay the voluntary trail fee for Koli either through our online store or at the Koli Tourist Information Office (Kolintie 94A). By paying 18 euros or more, you will receive a trail map from the Koli Tourist Information Office or the Nature Center Ukko (Ylä-Kolintie 39), real-time trail maintenance view on our website, and a trail support sticker! You can pay either the full 18 euros or any amount you choose.

Supporting the trails in Koli for the 2023-2024 season are:

Lieksan kaupunki
Juuan kunta
Metsähallitus
Pohjois-Karjalan Osuuskauppa
ISI-Kiinteistöt Oy
Joensuun Metallityöväen ammattiosasto
Kiinteistökorjaus H. Kärki Oy
Kiinteistö Oli Oy
Maatilamatkailu Paimentupa Oy
Pohjois-Karjalan Sähkö Oy
Päällystöliitto ry
Saimaa Terminals Oy
Tecalemit Oy
Tietoala ry

Kiinteistö Oy Tunnelmatuvat
Oy Lomarengas Ab, Ltd
Seppo Hattunen / Hiisiranta B3 ja C1
Asunto Kolin Kolo
Ukko-Kolin Rantamökit
Welhotar
Feel Koli -retket
Vaara-Karjalan Osuuspankki
Lemmikkiruuat Tessu Oy
Kiinteistö Oy Kolin Ässät
Kello-Kulta Suninen Oy
Jotuca Oy / Retkipaikka
Markku Mehtälä / Koli Osuma
Kolin Taksipalvelu Oy
Savilahden Rantamajat

A big thank you to everyone who supports our trail work – your help is vital!