Sipoonkorpi National Park Trails

 

Tasakallio - Storträsk Demanding Accessible Trail, 1 km from the car park to the lake 

 
The route is demanding, an assistant is recommended when using a wheelchair.  See the map (julkaisut.metsa.fi).

Demanding accessible trail (youtube.com)

A roof-covered outdoor kitchen by the lakeshore. An accessible trail runs next to the building.
 

Starting point  Flatberget / Tasakallio: Tasakalliontie 1, Vantaa Euref-Fin (~ WGS84) lat: 60.2810076°, lon: 25.1559905° 
ETRS-35FIN N: 6684126, E: 398015 

Services  An accessible campfire site, a dry toilet and a wood shelter at Storträsk.

Group of hikers in the car park.
 

Two hikers on the trail.
 

Sights  Beautiful Storträsk lake and forest. 


 

Bakunkärr Trail 2 km

The Bakunkärr trail runs through diverse forest. It is possible to traverse the loop starting from the Bakunkärr parking area either clockwise or counterclockwise. Enjoy your trail lunch on rest areas located on cliffs. The rest areas are equipped with benches. 

Category:  A fairly easy trail.
Travel time: Estimated time 1 h, no winter maintenance.

A path in the forest.
 

Starting Point
Knutersintie 421, Sipoo

Services and Hiking Structures  There are benches on the cliffs along the trail and duckboards in wet areas. You can find a short trail to the Bakunkärr rest area from the main trail.

Sights  Varying forest landscapes. Explore the beautiful hazel grove in the immediate vicinity of the parking area.

The route goes through a grove of walnut bushes.
 

Trail Description  The loop is marked with blue markings. A large part of the Bakunkärr Trail is partly rocky forest trail with visible roots. The trail near the parking area is gravel trail. The Bakunkärr cooking shelter and dry toilet are located approximately 200 metres from the southwestern tip of the trail.


 

Knuters Trail 3.8 km

The Knuters trail includes representative spruce forests, barren pine forests and rock walls. The Bakunkärr campfire site located on a cliff provides the opportunity to eat your packed lunch in a cooking shelter in the middle of the forest.

Category:  A fairly easy trail.
Travel time: Estimated time 2 h, no winter maintenance.

Guide signs along the forest path.
 

Starting Point Knutersintie 667, Helsinki 

Services and Hiking Structures The Bakunkärr cooking shelter located on the cliff near the northern tip of the trail. There is a campfire site, firewood shed and dry toilet in connection with the cooking shelter. It is allowed to camp around the rest area. There are benches on the cliffs along the trail and duckboards in wet areas.

Table benches and a covered fireplace on the rock.
 

Sights Varying forest landscapes, mainly spruce forests and rocky pine forests.

Trail Description The loop is marked with orange markings. A large part of the Knuters Trail is partly rocky forest trail with visible roots. Part of the trail is gravel near the cooking shelter, among other places. You can find a connecting trail to Kalkinpolttajanpolku trail north of the cooking shelter.


 

Fiskträsk Trail 4.7 km; just the circular trail 2.8 km

At the edge of the Fiskträsk Trail, you can admire the lake view from the cooking shelter or lean-to shelter. There is also a diverse forest and mire along the trail with varying landscapes. You can start the trail either from Korvenportti or Bakunkärr.

Category:  A fairly easy trail.
Travel time: Estimated time 2 h, no winter maintenance.

A path in the forest.
 

Starting Point  Knutersintie 256, Sipoo (Korvenportti) tai
Knutersintie 421, Sipoo (Bakunkärr)

Services and Hiking Structures  The cooking shelter, lean-to shelter, firewood shed and dry toilet at the Fiskträsk rest area which is located slightly east of the trail on the shore of Fiskträsk Lake. There is also a campfire site in connection with the lean-to shelter. There is a camping area next to the cooking shelter. There are duckboards on the wet sections of the Fiskträsk Trail. There are no campsites outside Fiskträsk.

A fire place in front and a calm lake in the background on a sunny autumn morning.
 

Sights Diverse forest landscape, mire and wilderness lake Fiskträsk.

Trail Description  The loop trail and connecting trails from the Bakunkärr and Korvenportti parking areas are marked with orange markings. The Fiskträsk Trail includes sections of forest trail, wide gravel path, duckboards and trail bridges. You can start the trail either from Korvenportti or Bakunkärr. The length of the entire trail (connecting trail, loop trail and offshoot to the shore of Fiskträsk Lake) is 4.7 km.


 

Byabäcken Nature Trail 1.4 km; circle trail 2.1 km

Byabäcken leads goes through lush forests and ends at some pastures at the side of Länsitie road. From there it is about 700 m along the road to the parking area (please do not cut through the fields across crops). The trail is marked with orange markings on tree trunks.

Starting point  Länsitie 237, Sipoo

A wide natural trail leading up a slope. Logs laid across the path acts as stairs.
 

Services  Ängesböle's fireplace, lean-to-shelter, dry-toilet, firewood shed and campsite. Bergström's huts reservable fireplace. Drinking water: well by Bergström's hut.

A fire place and benches in the middle of the forest.
 

Sights  During summer there are cows in the area's pastures. They help in maintaining the heritage landscape. 

A summer meadow. In the distance a cyclist on the road and a forest in the background.
 


 

Kalkinpolttaja Trail 4.8 km

Metal stairs by the marked trail.

Kalkinpolttaja Trail circles in the field and forest landscape in the traditional limestone mining and agricultural area within the vicinity of the village of Sotunki, Vantaa. The limestone mine is located on the land that used to belong to Håkansböle Manor. In addition to the traditional agricultural livelihoods, limestone-quarrying and lime-burning were practised in the area. The archaeologists have not found any signs of the lime works area in the vicinity of the nature trail, but they have found limestone quarries and lime kilns.

Starting point  Flatberget / Tasakallio: Tasakalliontie 1, Vantaa

Services  Kalkkiruukki lean-to shelter, sleeping shelter, firewood shed, dry-toilet and campfire site.A lean-to shelter and a fire pit in the foreground and a woodshed in the background. A woman is standing in front of the woodshed.

Sights  The trail runs in the shelter of the forest, takes you to the limestone mine and ascends onto the rocks. From the highest rock, called Högberget, views open out across the forests, all the way to the cranes at Vuosaari Harbour.

A trail sign on top of a rock in the foreground and a table and a bench in the background.

 


 

Trails in the Area Surrounding Sipoonkorpi

There are marked jogging and recreation trails in the surrounding area. For example: