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Nuuksio National Park (Nuuksion Kansallispuisto)

Uusimaa Region, Finland
358 205 64 4790
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Espoo, Finland
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135 reviews 135 reviews
30 attraction reviews
143 helpful votes 143 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014 NEW

This is a great national park right outside of Helsinki. By car half an hour drive and you will find vast outdoors with forests, ponds and swamps. Nature here is amazing, well marked trails and many places to stop at. Some routes have info signs on animals, plants etc. My favorite place outside of Helsinki to discover real Finnish nature!

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Boston, MA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Great hiking trails, even for super young kids. Picked blueberries at the height of the season, which kids always enjoy!

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Hørsholm, Denmark
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40 reviews 40 reviews
5 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

We choose a route that didn't look to challenging and was supposed to be 7km. It turned out to be quit challenging and about 1km longer, but very beautiful, indeed a nice walk.

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Adelaide, Australia
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86 reviews 86 reviews
53 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

After a fairly short train and bus ride we were soon at the visitor information centre (very easy to spot if coming on bus 85, big brown funky looking building). Grabbing a map we were shortly following an easy path towards the lakes. At this time of year the paths were a bit icy, making it slippery and having to... More

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University Heights, Ohio
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151 reviews 151 reviews
94 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

The scenery is amazing! Spent a weekend in the park and it was a great escape into nature. Hope to make it back someday. We went ice fishing and snowshoeing. We also enjoyed a Finnish sauna and Viking bath! We stayed at the Green Window and they organized all the activities. The food was amazing.

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Canberra, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

This is an excellent place to get acquainted with the forests in Southern Finland. The park is relatively easy to reach with public transportation from Helsinki (requires changing from train or bus to a bus in Espoo) and very easy to get to by car. The paths in the area are very good. However, for a bit less touristy experience... More

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42 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

Walked around here for serial hours and it is a Beautiful place with great facilities. There are several walking tracks you can take as well as bbq's and toilets, it's a very calm and peaceful place and a nice break from the hustle of the city

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Kangasala, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

Nuuksio National Park is one of Finland's 37 national parks and certainly the most popular by the number of visitors annually. The Helsinki Metropolitan Area with which Nuuksio confines is home to more than a million people - over 20% of the total population of Finland! Situated just about 40 km from Helsinki city centre, Nuuksio is easily reached by... More

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Rome, Italy
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36 reviews 36 reviews
8 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

This park is just one hour from Helsinki center by public transportation. You can take a commuter train to Espoo, and then bus 85(A). If you take the 85A, you can reach Kattila, where there is a path which leads to the center of the park (Haukkalampi). Otherwise, if you take either 85 or 85A, you can get off at... More

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Helsinki, Finland
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

Amazing experience to be out in the nature. The park was very well managed, with different sites for camping and grilling, with toilets spread out. The lake wasn't the cleanest but it was okay for a swim. The marked trails are very helpful and there are plenty of place to do some activities. Something you should not miss when you... More

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