Exploring beautiful Eerikkilä hiking trails in Tammela in winter

Exploring Eerikkilä winter hiking trails in Tammela

Did you know that Eerikkilä Sports & Outdoor Resort has a few beautiful winter hiking trails in Tammela? Eerikkilä is located by Ruostejärvi lake in Tammela, Tavastia Proper region in Finland. It's a peaceful area…

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Lappajärvi, the great crater lake

Lappajärvi summer view

I had heard of Lappajärvi, the great crater lake, from some friends many times. So, when I got the chance to visit that part of Southern Ostrobothnia, I jumped at the chance. Lappajärvi is one…

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The Rapids Route at Karkkila weaves through a historic ironworks area

Karkkilan koskireitti rapids route Myllykoski

Karkkila is one of those towns in southern Finland where the connection of industrialisation and forces of nature meet. There are five rapids around Karkkila which were harnessed early for different purposes. While today, the…

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Uunisaari island at the centre of Helsinki has a long recreational history

Uunisaari Helsinki pontoon bridge ponttoonisilta

Uunisaari is a small, 3 hectare island right off Kaivopuisto park at the very southernmost tip of Helsinki. In the summer, its long sandy beaches attract visitors by boat. In the winter, you can visit…

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Jokikylä nature path at Evijärvi showcases the history of log driving and swamps

Jokikylän luontopolku Uittomiehen lenkki nature path

Evijärvi municipality has built a lovely 4km nature path at Jokikylä, which runs alongside a former log driving river called Tervareitti (Tar route). This easy nature path goes by two names: the Jokikylä nature path…

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The mystical gorge lakes of Toriseva are famous for their secrets

Virrat Toriseva

Toriseva comprises of three separate gorge lakes, which have formed in to a trench. Imposing cliffs surround these narrow and deep lakes, and you can enjoy them individually or together by taking the nature path…

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Imposing cliffs and roaring rapids at Palakoski challenges visitors

Palakoski Vihti virkistysalue recreation area Mummusali

On a sunny and crisp spring morning, we had the same idea as many others: let's go hiking. We ended up heading towards Vihti and the Palakoski recreation area. I knew it would be a…

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Haukkavuori nature path showcases the untamed diversity of heritage forests

Haukkavuori Kerava luontopolku nature trail Keravanjoki

The protected Haukkavuori area is a unique nature destination because it has been left almost entirely undisturbed. There you can see how energy in all its forms flows through the forest ecosystem. It means that…

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