Oittaa and Lake Bodom – a multiplex of fun for all

Oittaa recreation area is located in the city of Espoo, at the southern end of Lake Bodom. It can be considered as one of the more diverse recreation areas in the capital area because it…

Korkeusvuori observation tower and nature trail in Loimaa

Korkeusvuori observation tower and Kettukallio lean-to shelter in Loimaa were our choice of nature destination in the beginning of January. Korkeusvuori could be directly translated as high altitude mountain, which is some exaggeration as this…

Bay trail of eastern Helsinki

The Bay Trail (Lahtipolku in Finnish) is located in the suburbs of Puotila, Vartiokylä, Vuosaari, and Rastila in the eastern part of Helsinki, along the Vartiokylänlahti bay. The trail runs past old manor houses, thick…

Christmas surprise at Kettumäki in Liesjärvi National Park

Kettumäki is located in the eastern corner of Liesjärvi National Park. This small area was officially added to the national park in 2016 after years of debate over the threat of logging. Kettumäki is a…

The ultimate guide to Hämeen Ilvesreitti

Hämeen Ilvesreitti, Häme Lynx Trail, is a 250 km long trail network that combines many wonderful outdoor areas and national parks such as Torronsuo and Liesjärvi National Parks in Häme Lake Uplands region in Finland.…

Kivisammaljärvi on Hämeen Ilvesreitti in Loppi

Kivisammaljärvi is a lake located along Hämeen Ilvesreitti trekking trail in Loppi municipality. The Hämeen Ilvesreitti, Häme Lynx Trail, is about 250 kilometers long trail network in Häme Lake Uplands in Southern Finland. Kivisammaljärvi has…

Harjureitti in Southwestern Finland is known as Little Lapland

Harjureitti is 28 kilometers long trail network in Loimaa, Säkylä, Huittinen and Oripää municipalities in Southwestern Finland. It was established in 1998. Harjureitti, ridge trail, is a popular hiking and cross-country skiing trail on Säkylänharju…

Piilolammi is a gate to ravishing Kytäjä-Usmi

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…