Directions to Lauhanvuori National Park

17.1.2022
Check regional Covid-instructions before your hiking trip or a visit to a nature center.

Liminganlahti Nature Centre is closed 1.1.-4.2.2022. The Finnish Nature Centre Haltia is closed 10.1.–1.2.2022. Koli Nature Centre Ukko is closed 1.1.–26.1.2022. Kuusamo Customer Service Karhuntassu is closed 13.1.–31.1.2022.

In other nature centers in Finland, we require the use of a facial mask and keeping the 2 meter distance to other visitors. In addition, there may be requirements to show the Covid pass, and/or the number of visitors can be limited. More information Nature centers. The length of the restrictions depends on the region. More regional information can be found at the Finnish institute for health and welfare website.

Lauhanvuori National Park is located on the boundary of South Ostrobothnia and Satakunta Regions, about 90 km from the towns of Seinäjoki and Pori, and about 140 km from the towns of Tampere and Vaasa.

To the Hiking Trails

The hiking trails start at the Lauhan laki, Spitaalijärvi and Kivijata parking areas. Starting points for the hiking trails.

By Car to Lauhanvuori

Lauhanvuori Hill parking area, Lauhanvuorentie 656, Isojoki. Space for approximately 17 cars. Winter maintenance.

Spitaalijärvi parking area, Isojoki. Turn south off Lauhanvuorentie road towards Lake Spitaalijärvi. Space for approximately 15 cars. Winter maintenance.

Kivijata parking area, Lauhanvuorentie 603, Isojoki. Space for approximately five cars. No winter maintenance.

There is parking space for caravans and trailers in the Spitaalijärvi parking area. Lauhansarvi Nature Tourism Centre (lauha.johku.com) offers services for visitors with caravans.

By Bus to Lauhanvuori

The nearest bus stops are Muurahainen (Kauhajoki) and Sarviluoma (Isojoki) crossroads. You can access the park trails directly from Muurahainen. However, it is 7.5 km to the start of the Pirunkierros trail from the crossroads at Sarviluoma.
Buses (matkahuolto.fi) run on weekdays.