In Finland, you can ride a snowmobile on official snowmobile routes and on snowmobile tracks maintained by municipalities and Metsähallitus. The tracks cover almost 20 000 kilometres all in all.
The total length of all snowmobile routes is nearly 20 000 km, approximately 5 000 of which are tracks maintained by Metsähallitus. There are often comfortable campfire sites for taking a short break along the tracks, in addition to many other services.
The snowmobile tracks of Metsähallitus are unofficial routes and driving on them requires either a personal or family snowmobile track permit.
The official snowmobile routes are roads as defined in the Road Traffic Act and their use is thus free of charge. These routes are intended specifically for snowmobile traffic.