Häme Nature Centre

A large red wooden building with white trim around the windows. The text: Hämeen nature centre is written in Finnish on a sign above the door.

Welcome to the Häme Nature Centre

With its ancient courtyard, the Häme Nature Centre, located along the historical Hämeen Härkätie road, is steeped in an old-time atmosphere. Visitors can get information about Liesjärvi and Torronsuo National Parks, explore the Häme lake uplands, and take advantage of hiking opportunities in the region and municipalities nearby. Café Erika is open during the opening hours of the Nature Centre.

Opening Hours in 2021

Due to the deteriorating corona situation, the nature center is closed from 1st December 2020 for the time being. 

Contact Information

Metsähallitus, Parks and Wildlife Finland
Telephone: + 358 206 39 5270
E-mail: sisasuomi(at)metsa.fi

Bookings for the Korteniemi Heritage Farm (in Finnish) and smoke sauna. Bookings of rental huts (Hyypiö and Peukaloinen) in Liesjärvi National Park and rental hut (Onnin maja) in Evo Hiking Area. Bookings for the Loppi camping sites (The Komionlammit and Palolammi) and Evo camping site. Information about Liesjärvi National Park and Torronsuo National Park

Location: In southwestern Häme, Tammela (tammela.fi) municipality, along the historical Hämeen Härkätie road. 

Arrival: By car, public transport and bicycle. 

Visit: Open on weekdays from 11am to 6pm and at weekends from 12am to 6pm.

Things to Do and See: Events, nature trails, a beach.

Suitability: For the whole family, groups and visitors with mobility difficulties. Also pets are welcome.

Services: Conference and guidance services, bookings for the Eerikkila Outdoor Center, a nature shop, café, snowshoe, canoe and bicycle rental and WIFI. Read more.

Häme Visitor Center is managed by Eerikkilä Sport & Outdoor Resort (eerikkila.fi) together with near-by municipalities (Tammela, Forssa, Jokioinen, Loppi, Humppila, Ypäjä).

Directions and Maps

By Car

  • From highway 2 (Helsinki-Pori), follow the signs to Häme Nature Centre, drive for 1.5 km and turn left into the parking area as indicated by signs.
  • While on the Hämeen Härkätie road (no 2824), from the village of Porras, follow the signs and turn right into the parking area.

Map of the Surroundings of Häme Nature Centre

By Public Transportation

This is the web page nationalparks.fi/hamenaturecentre