Piilolammi is a gate to ravishing Kytäjä-Usmi

Piilolammi Kytäjä

Piilolammi recreational area is part of Kytäjä-Usmi, which is an exceptionally large forested area in Hyvinkää in southern Finland. We met at Piilolammi this summer to spent a day outdoors exploring some trails and catch…

Continue reading

Örö – Military history and a fragile ecosystem

Örö

If you are interested in visiting an island, which has been a military area and nowadays is part of Archipelago National Park, and is actively preserving endangered species and ecosystems and is promoting sustainable tourism,…

Continue reading

Riisitunturi National Park has the best hiking trails for summer and winter

Riisitunturi view

Riisitunturi National Park has been on my bucket list for years. Having seen incredible pictures of trees heavy with crown snow (tykkylumi in Finnish) from Riisitunturi, I also wanted to see if the rumours of…

Continue reading

Astonishing Äkässaivo on Saivonkierros nature trail in Muonio

Äkässaivo Äkässeita

Äkässaivo lake and impressive seida rock Seitapahta in Muonio can be visited by 3 kilometers long circle trail called Saivonkierros. Beautiful barbeque hut provides a nice resting spot near Äkässaivo in case you want to…

Continue reading

Haapavuori nature trail and Uljua reservoir

Haapavuori Uljua Siikalatva

Haapavuori nature trail is a peaceful nature destination near highway 4 in Siikalatva in Northern Ostrobothnia. Haapavuori, literally translated as Aspen Mountain, is a small hill that overlooks Uljua reservoir. The nature trail is 8…

Continue reading

A local’s guide to nature in Tammela

Tammela

Tammela municipality is known for two national parks and many other recreation areas that provide plenty of trails for nature enthusiasts to explore. Tammela is located by Pyhäjärvi lake in the Tavastia Proper region in…

Continue reading