Versatile Lahokallio nature trails overlook the lake at Lohja

Lahokallio Lohja Lohjanjärvi

Lahokallio recreation area and its nature trails zigzag across a small peninsula near Lake Lohja. The cliffs on the northern tip of the peninsula have been designated as a nationally valuable rock surface dropping straight…

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One nature experience richer after barbecue lunch at Onkimaanjärvi

Onkimaanjärvi lean-to shelter

Peaceful Onkimaanjärvi lake is located near highway 2, adjoining Liesjärvi National Park in the area of three municipalities; Tammela, Loppi, and Karkkila. Border of Tavastia and Uusimaa regions cuts right through the lake. The northern…

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Explore the last Ice Age at the devil’s field of Kasnäs

Kasnäs muinaisranta pirunpelto. Kasnäs devil's field ancient shoreline.

While visiting Kasnäs on Kemiö island (Kemiönsaari in Finnish, Kimitoön in Swedish), one of the places I wanted to visit was this devil's field. It is actually a part of the ancient shoreline of the…

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Remarkable ruins and rapids at Latokartanonkoski in Salo Finland

Latokartanonkoski in Perniö

Latokartanonkoski rapids are located in Kiskonjoki river in Perniö in Salo municipality. The area hosts a well market nature trail with two beautiful bridges over the river. The area is partly protected and partly on…

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Christmas surprise at Kettumäki in Liesjärvi National Park

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…

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