Nuuksio National Park Trails

14.7.2021
During a forest fire warning (ilmatieteenlaitos.fi), fire is only allowed at covered campfire sites that have a flue or in fireplaces at huts, but only with extreme caution. The one who lights the fire is always responsible for its safety. Making a fire at campfire sites can be banned locally.

The easiest way to get to know Nuuksio National Park, is by hiking on marked trails. Both beginners and experienced hikers will find suitable outdoor destinations among multiple nature trails, circle trails and other routes. In Nuuksio you can also enjoy the nature by bike and riding on a horse, as well as, with a wheel chair or with a trolley. Pick an interesting route and find your way into the nature!

Recommended at Nuuksio

Punarinnankierros Trail, 2 km Circle Trail

Hiking symbol. Campfire place symbol. Cooking Shelter symbol. Tent site symbol. Lean-to shelter symbol. Dry toilet symbol. Nature Information Hut symbol. Information Board symbol. Drinking Water symbol. Recycling symbol. Parking symbol.

Estimated time 1 h, no winter maintenance.An easy trail.
Starting Point: Haukkalampi, Address: Haukkalammentie 32, 02820 Espoo

Description of the Punarinnankierros Trail
 

Haukankierros Trail, 4 km Circle Trail

Hiking symbol. Campfire place symbol. Cooking Shelter symbol. Tent site symbol. Lean-to shelter symbol. Dry toilet symbol. Nature Information Hut symbol. Information Board symbol. Drinking Water symbol. Recycling symbol. Parking symbol.

Estimated time 2 h, no winter maintenance. Challenging due to height differences.
Starting Point: Haukkalampi, Address: Haukkalammentie 32, 02820 Espoo

Description of the Haukankierros Trail 
 

Korpinkierros, 8 km Circle Trail

Hiking symbol. Campfire place symbol. Cooking Shelter symbol. Tent site symbol. Reservable Tent Site symbol. Lean-to shelter symbol. Dry toilet symbol. Nature Information Hut symbol. Information Board symbol. Drinking Water symbol. Recycling symbol. Parking symbol.

Estimated time 4 h, no winter maintenance. A challenging trail.
Starting Points: Haukkalampi, Address: Haukkalammentie 32, 02820 Espoo and Siikaniemi, Siikajärvenranta, Espoo.

Description of the Korpinkierros Trail

Takala Trail, 1,5 km/one way

Hiking symbol. Campfire place symbol. Lean-to shelter symbol. Reservable Lapp hut symbol. Rental sauna symbol. Dry toilet symbol. Nature Information Hut symbol. Information Board symbol. Drinking Water symbol. Recycling symbol. Parking symbol.

Estimated time 25 min/one way, no winter maintenance.
Starting point: Beside Kattila main building (pdf 6,2 MB, julkaisut.metsa.fi)

Description of the Takala Trail
 

Kaarniaispolku Nature Trail, 2,7 km circle trail

Hiking symbol. Nature trail symbol. Parking symbol.

Estimated time 1 h, no winter maintenance. Specially designed for schoolchildren, Kaarinaispolku is also suitable for other hikers.
Starting Point: Kaarniaispolku parking area at the end of Soidentaantie road in Veikkola industrial estate (pdf 6,2 MB, julkaisut.metsa.fi)

Description of the Kaarniaispolku Nature Trail
 

Soidinkierros Trail, 4 km Circle Trail

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Estimated time 2 h, no winter maintenance. An easy trail that mostly meanders along open rocky ground.
Starting point: Siikaranta, Hotel Nuuksio, Naruportintie 68, 02860 Kirkkonummi (pdf 6,2 MB, julkaisut.metsa.fi)

Description of Soidinkierros Trail
 

Other hiking Trails, 0-10 km

Nahkiaispolku Nature Trail, 2 km circle trail

Hiking symbol. Nature trail symbol. Nature Information Hut symbol. Drinking Water symbol. Parking symbol.

Estimated time 40 min, no winter maintenance. Rather challenging due to the difficult terrain. Starting point: Haukkalampi, Haukkalammentie 32, 02820 Espoo (pdf 6,2 MB, julkaisut.metsa.fi) 

Description of the Nahkiaispolku Trail
 

Klassarinkierros Trail, 3,9 km Circle Trail

Hiking symbol. Campfire place symbol. Tent site symbol. Rental hut symbol. Dry toilet symbol. Parking symbol.

Estimated time 2 h, no winter maintenance. Rather challenging due to height differences.
Starting point: Valklampi parking area, Valklammentie 1, Vihti (pdf 6,2 MB, julkaisut.metsa.fi)

Description of Klassarinkierros Trail
 

Haukkalampi-Haltia Connecting Trail, 4,6 km

Hiking symbol. Dry toilet symbol. Information Board symbol. Drinking Water symbol. Recycling symbol.

Estimated time 2 h in each direction, no winter maintenance.
Extremely challenging.
Starting points: Finnish Nature Center Haltia: Nuuksiontie 84, 02820 Espoo and Haukkalampi: Haukkalammentie 32, 02820 Espoo (pdf 6,2 MB, julkaisut.metsa.fi)

Description of Haukkalampi-Haltia Connecting Trail
 

Other Hiking Trails, over 10 km


Trail through Nuuksio National Park, approx. 14 km

Hiking symbol.

No winter maintenance.
Starting points: Siikaniemi, Kolmoislammenranta, 02860 Espoo and Salmi hiking area information point, Salmentie 75, 03300 Otalampi (pdf 6,2 MB, julkaisut.metsa.fi)

Veikkola-Salmi Connecting Trail, 20 km/one way

Hiking symbol. Campfire place symbol. Parking symbol.

No winter maintenance.
Challenging.
Starting points: Salmi hiking area and Veikkola, Kaarniaispolku Nature Trail parking area (pdf 6,2 MB, julkaisut.metsa.fi)

Description of Veikkola-Salmi Connecting Trail
 

Trail 2000, 110 km
Cycling symbol.

No winter maintenance. Suitable for biking. 
Starting Point: Lääkärinkatu 8, 00250 Helsinki

Description of Trail 2000

 

Biking Trails, approx. 30 km

Cycling symbol.

No winter maintenance.
Starting points: Kattila, Haltia, Haukkalampi, Parking area of Valklmapi and Hotel Nuuksio at Siikaranta (pdf 6,2 MB, julkaisut.metsa.fi)

Description of Biking Trails

Riding Trails, approx. 22 km

Horse riding symbol. Campfire place symbol. Dry toilet symbol. Parking symbol.

No winter maintenance.
Starting points: Kattila and Parking area of Valklmapi. (pdf 6,2 MB, julkaisut.metsa.fi, in Finnish)

Description of Riding Trails

Map of Nuuksio © Metsähallitus 2014 

Check for Warnings

When forest and grass fire warnings (en.ilmatieteenlaitos.fi) are in effect, fire is only allowed at covered campfire sites that have a flue. A fire can be also lit in fireplaces at wilderness and other huts. Always use extreme caution when handling fire. The one who lights a fire is always responsible for its safe use. Please note, that making fire at these campfire sites can be banned locally. 

Gathering at the campfire sites increases the risk of coronavirus infection. Guidelines concerning coronavirus COVID-19