Directions to Kurjenrahka National Park
Kurjenrahka National Park is located west of Turku - Yläne road (no. 204), 35 km north of the City of Turku. Vaskijärvi Strict Nature Reserve is located 10 km northwest of Kurjenrahka, north of Yläne - Mynämäki road (no. 2020). Vaskijärvi is 40 km from Turku.
To the Hiking Trails
Trails begin from the Kurjenpesä Nature Information Hut as well as the Pukkipalo, Rantapiha, Vajosuo and Töykkälä parking areas. The Vaskijärvi Nature Reserve trail begins from the Elijärvenkulma parking area. Starting points for the hiking trails.
By Train to Turku
The closest train station (vr.fi) to Kurjenrahka National Park is in Turku. The distance from Turku railway station to Kurjenrahka National Park is 41 kilometres. You can take the local transport’s Föli bus (foli.fi, in Finnish) from the train station to Kurjenrahka. The bus operates on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays from 25 April to 30 October. Between 6 June and 7 August, the bus also operates on weekdays.
By Bus to Kurjenrahka
There is a bus service (matkahuolto.fi) from Turku and Säkylä to Kurjenrahka. Express services stop at Kuhankuono, which is on the Turku-Säkylä road (no. 204), roughly 500 metres from the Kurjenpesä Nature Information Hut.
Local buses 21 and 23 (foli.fi) from Turku Puutori run to the Kuhankuono stop from spring to autumn. The nearest trails begin 200 metres from thte stop, and the Kuhankuono boundary mark is roughly 1 km away. Not every service runs all the way to Kuhankuono, terminating instead at Tortinmäki, which is roughly 6 km from Kuhankuono and Vajosuo.
By Car to Kurjenrahka
Kurjenpesä Nature Information Hut parking area, Kuhankuonontie 67, Pöytyä. Winter maintenance.
Pukkipalo parking area, Paltantie, Nousiainen. Winter maintenance.
Rantapiha parking area, Savojärventie, Nousiainen. Winter maintenance.
Töykkälä parking area, Vällintie, Rusko. Winter maintenance.
Vajosuo parking area, Vajosuontie, Rusko. Winter maintenance.
Elijärvenkulma parking area, Honkilahdentie, Pöytyä. Winter maintenance. The only parking area in the Vaskijärvi Nature Reserve.
Please note that there may be delays in ploughing the parking areas in wintertime.