The Päijätsalo area in Sysmä offers several alternatives for a day trip in varied forest and lake sceneries. The longest circular trail comprises 4.1 km of atmospheric forests and shores of Lake Päijänne. Part of the trail extends to the Päijänne National Park, and its main attraction is the observation tower built in the 19th century. Situated in the middle of the island, the tower offers an impressive view over Päijänne.
The trail starts from the Päijätsalo parking area or, if accessed by boat, from Pyydysniemi. There are several paths in the area, and you can plan your route as you wish. The total length of the trail is 4 km. The trail can be accessed during the snow-free seasons.