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Nuuksio National Park, Espoo

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Explore Finnish wilderness on a day trip from Helsinki at Nuuksio National Park. Verdant forests and shimmering blue lakes are easily accessed thanks to the network of well-groomed and marked trails. Apart from hiking, cycling, and kayaking, visitors can enjoy picking berries and mushrooms, swimming and horse riding. During the warmer months, adventurous types can pack their backpacks for a memorable campout. Note that the large campsites within the park boundaries are free and equipped with fire pits where you can cook on an open fire. Amenities include rental huts, dry toilets, and saunas, and some areas are also wheelchair accessible. Add Nuuksio National Park to your Espoo travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Espoo online day trip planner.
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  • Pretty seclusive forest park close by to Espoo. Easy to reach by public transportation, for example, train+bus from Helsinki centre. You can be a part of the guided group, but you can make it also by....  more »
  • We went there by bus (245A) on a sunny day in late September for a hiking trip. We started in Kattila and followed the trail to Haltia (about 9 km). The trail was clearly marked. The scenery was...  more »
  • This is the place where people from Espoo and Helsinki go hiking and relaxing in the nature. Hardly any capital has such nature treasure so close. Beautiful lakes for swimming or canoeing or fishing.....  more »
  • This is such a beautiful national park. So well maintained and the trails are really marked out with detail. Felt so safe hiking here. The people here are super helpful.
  • Serene forest with great mountain lakes, public fire places and even a sauna (open on Sunday only). It can be reached by public transport (bus) from Helsinki city or by car.
  • A very nice park easy to reach from Helsinki. Look for the trails - we did one of them (1 hour) and it was really beautiful.
  • One of the best outdoors location in Southern Finland. Good spots to do some grilling and camping. Very easy to navigate in as there's lots of signs.
  • Well maintained public space. Good restroom facilities. Hiking paths could be indicated a lot better. Good biking, horseback and langlauf tracks.

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