Because of the coronavirus, safe distances should be kept even in nature, and thorough hand hygiene should be followed at huts, campfire sites and after using the toilet. Metsähallitus' policies and guidelines will be updated as the general corona guidelines become more specific. Check our website for the current situation:

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When forest and grass fire warnings ( are in effect, fire is only allowed at covered campfire sites that have a flue. A fire can be also lit in fireplaces at wilderness and other huts. Always use extreme caution when handling fire. The one who lights a fire is always responsible for its safe use. Please note, that making fire at these campfire sites can be banned locally. 

Gathering at the campfire sites increases the risk of coronavirus infection. Guidelines concerning coronavirus COVID-19

Police will patrol at Nuuksio National Park due to the increase of disturbances

Due to the recent increase of disturbances police will patrol more in the Nuuksio National Park. Police has received reports about excessive noises at night, littering and illegal fires. Police will target the most popular places at Nuuksio, including Mustalampi area.

Only a small number of visitors cause the problems but the numbers are increasing. Most of the problems are disturbances, actual crimes are only few.

Everyman’s rights guarantee that everyone has the right to enjoy the nature. Nevertheless, the police want to remind you that the rights also come with responsibilities ( Also look for visitor guidelines at national parks and instructions and rules in Nuuksio National Park.

In the case of an emergency call the emergency number 112 and the call is dispatched to the nearest police unit. Non-emergency issues, which do not require a police patrol at the scene, can be directed to Western Uusimaa Police Department palaute.lansi-uusimaa(at)

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