Directions to Kauhaneva-Pohjankangas National Park

Kauhaneva-Pohjankangas National Park is located on the boundary of South Ostrobothnia and Satakunta Regions, about 130 km from Tampere, 105 km from Pori, and 90 km from Seinäjoki.

To the Hiking Trails

The hiking trails start at the Salomaa, Nummikangas and Katikankanjoni parking areas. Starting points for the hiking trails.

By Car to Kauhaneva-Pohjankangas

Please note, that there is not winter maintenance in the area.

Salomaa parking area, Kyrönkankaantie 345, Karvia. Space for approximately 17 cars. No winter maintenance.

Nummikangas parking area, along Kyrönkangas museum road, Kauhajoki. To access the parking area, drive from the northern side of the national park via Karviantie road. Space for approximately 5 cars. No winter maintenance.

Katikankanjoni parking area, Kiviluomantie 461, 61950 Juonikylä (Kauhajoki). No winter maintenance.

There is parking space for caravans and trailers in the Salomaa parking area. You can stay in the caravan area for one night.

Buses may be parked in the Nummikangas parking area.

Please note that the Kyrönkangas summer road is closed between the Salomaa and Nummikangas parking areas - no cars may be driven on the road.

By Bus to Karvia

Karvia can be reached by bus ( It is 11 km from Karvia to the Salomaa parking area in the national park.

Kauhaneva-Pohjankangas Brochure

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