Eastern Lapland offers versatile waterways for canoeing. Most of these have been classified according to an international river difficulty classification, and canoeing maps are available. The majority of rivers in the area are easy canoeing routes, which are also suitable for less experienced paddlers. More challenging rapids can only be found on the Naruskajoki river, in the municipality of Salla. Mapped canoeing routes traverse the entire area, most of them being located in the municipalities of Savukoski and Salla.
The Javarusjoki river canoeing route (description)
The Käsmänjoki river canoeing route (description)