Directions to Liesjärvi

Liesjärvi National Park is located by main road 2 (Helsinki - Pori) in the municipalities of Tammela, Somero and Karkkila. It is 95 km from Helsinki and 22 km from Forssa to Liesjärvi. The nearest airport is Helsinki-Vantaa Airport.

To the Hiking Trails

The hiking trails start at the Pirttilahti, Sikomäki, Peukalolamminkangas, Kopinlahti, Lehdos and Korteniemi parking areas. Starting points for the hiking trails.

By Bus to Liesjärvi

Many coaches (matkahuolto.fi) travel along main road 2 daily.

You can get off the bus at Kyynäräntie Road intersection. From there it is a 4 km walk to Korteniemi Heritage Farm and 1.5 km to Kyynäränharju, a sandy shored ridge.

On the north-western side of the area, the bus stop is at the Eerikkilä crossroads, from which you walk 1.5 km toward Porras to the Ruostejärvi recreational area (in Finnish) parking area. From the parking area, it is 5 km to the national park boundary on a marked hiking trail.

You can also get off the bus at Loukku intersection on the southeast side of the national park. From Loukku it is a 6 km hike along forest roads to Liesjärvi National Park. A map is needed for this route.

By Car to Liesjärvi

Pirttilalahti parking area, Kanteluksentie 211, Tammela. Space for approximately 20 cars. During winter maintenance, the parking area is smaller.

Sikomäki parking area, Kanteluksentie 530, Tammela. Space for approximately 10 cars. During winter maintenance, the parking area is smaller.

Peukalolamminkangas parking area, Kanteluksentie 580, Tammela - Turn on to Katavalammintie, drive 300 m. Space for approximately 20 cars. During winter maintenance, the parking area is smaller. 

Kopinlahti parking area, Kansallispuistontie 203, Tammela. Space for approximately 10 cars. During winter maintenance, the parking area is smaller.

Lehdos parking area, Korteniementie 160, Tammela. Space for approximately 4 cars. During winter maintenance, the parking area is smaller. Google Maps and other navigators often give incorrect driving instructions, guiding drivers from main road 2 to Hennontie.
Driving instructions to Lehdos: Turn off of main road 2 to Kansallispuistontie. At the intersection there is a sign that reads "Liesjärvi kansallispuisto" and "Korteniemi perinnetila". The intersection is located on Helsinki-Pori main road 24 km from Karkkila and 22 km from Forssa. Then, follow the signs to Lehdos.   

Korteniemi parking area, Korteniementie 242, Tammela. Space for approximately 30 cars. During winter maintenance, the parking area is smaller. Google Maps and other navigators often give incorrect driving instructions, guiding drivers from main road 2 to Hennontie.
Driving instructions to Korteniemi: Turn off of main road 2 to Kansallispuistontie. At the intersection there is a sign that reads "Liesjärvi kansallispuisto" and "Korteniemi perinnetila". The intersection is located on Helsinki-Pori main road 24 km from Karkkila and 22 km from Forssa. Then follow the signs to the Korteniemi Heritage Farm.   

Tip: Avoid crowds by checking the current situation.