What does Herttoniemi offer?
Trails in the snow-free season
Herttoniemi’s hiking trails are popular with walkers and skiers. A national bicycle route runs through the area. The Herttoniemi outdoor recreation area also has wood chip-based trails that are used as skiing trails in the winter. You can walk on the wood chip-based trails in the snowless seasons, but they are not complete routes.
Kivinokka-Viikki hiking trail
A hiking trail runs through the Herttoniemi outdoor recreation area and provides access to both Kivinokka and Viikki.
Herttoniemi skiing trails
Herttoniemi Sports Park has both toilets and dressing rooms that are available for anyone enjoying the outdoor recreation area from Monday to Sunday from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.
The sports park offers opportunities for a wide range of sports, including football, athletics, tennis, skiing, ski jumping and other physical activities.
Outdoor exercise area
On the western side of the ski jumping hill, along the hiking trails, there is an outdoor exercise area.
There are workout stairs in Länsi-Herttoniemi with a peak at 32 metres.
Food plant allotments
Herttoniemi has a food plant allotment area, which is managed by the Herttoniemi-seura association.
There is a dog park in the Herttoniemi outdoor recreation area divided into different sections for small and large dogs.
Herttoniemi ski jumping hills
In Herttoniemi, there is a ski jumping hill with two jumps. The hill is used by the Helsingin Mäkihyppääjät ski jumping association that runs ski jumping hobby activities.
You can reach the Fastholma birdwatching tower from the Herttoniemi outdoor recreation area.
The terrain is steep and rocky with spruce and pine forests, and in the vicinity of the ski jumping hill, there is a fortress area built in 1914. In addition, a mammoth bone was found next to the Herttoniemi athletics field in 1954.
Herttoniemi’s latest bird sightings
See the latest bird sightings in Herttoniemi.
Species observations in Herttoniemi
The iNaturalist application allows you to easily record your species observations on your phone. The artificial intelligence and other application users can help you to identify the species. The confirmed observations are recorded at the Finnish Biodiversity Information Facility (FinBIF), where they serve researchers, authorities and nature enthusiasts.
In all outdoor areas, observe Everyman’s Rights and rules and move responsibly in nature:
Accessibility information for Herttoniemi’s services is still incomplete. Links to accessibility information will be available here when the analysis is completed.
Services of the outdoor recreation area on the map
The Herttoniemi outdoor recreation area has hiking trails, workout stairs and a versatile sports park. In the winter, there are skiing trails.