Nuuksio National Park

Nuuksion kansallispuisto

Camp, fish, hike in nature close to the big cities of Espoo and Helsinki. Nuuksio is located north of the Turunväylä, in north west Espoo, or 35 kilometers from the center of Helsinki. -the capitol. Catch road E18 in Vantaa or Espoo and travel west toward Turku on highway E18(road 1).

The landscape: birch forests, pine, and old growth trees; over forty lakes, some of which have clear water, swampy areas, gentle hills, granite bedrock for walking, and a high lookout rock found on the 4 kilometer long Haukankierros Trail. The Haukankierros Trail is marked with blue signs, and starts at the Haukkalampi information hut, where you can also get water, make an open fire for cooking, and stay under a sheltered area.

Example driving directions to the Haukkalampi information hut from Helsinki. Address: Haukkalammentie 32(road), Espoo(city).

See these 3 'how-to Videos' getting to Nuksio National Park from Helsinki by public transportation.

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