What does Maunula offer?
Maunula nature trail
There is a 3.3-kilometre nature trail in the vicinity of the Maunula outdoor recreation area, which circles through the diverse nature of Maunula in the Central Park. The nature trail runs through the Maunula hazel grove, which is a protected habitat.
Maunula jogging track
The Maunula jogging track is a 1.5-kilometre long saw-dust track that passes by the Maunula lodge. Cycling and dog walking are forbidden on the jogging track.
Maunula skiing track
In winter, the Maunula jogging track is turned into a skiing track for both classic and skating techniques.
Maunula hiking lodge
There is a café in the Maunula hiking lodge. The café is open from Wednesday to Sunday, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
The Maunula hiking lodge has toilet facilities that are available when the lodge is open.
Wed–Sun 11 am–6 pm
Outdoor exercise area
There is an outdoor exercise area next to the Maunula hiking lodge. Another outdoor exercise area can be found by the Keskuspuistontaival road.
Maunula volleyball courts
There are two volleyball courts next to the Maunula hiking lodge and jogging trail.
Maunula dog park
There is a dog park in Maunula with separate fenced areas for small and large dogs.
Allotment gardens in Maunula
The allotment garden in Maunula is maintained and developed by Maunulanpuiston Palstaviljelijät ry.
Maunula urn cemetery
Maunula urn cemetery, located along the Maunula nature trail, is the largest urn cemetery in Finland. It is also one of the richest, most beautiful and well-maintained parks in Helsinki.
Helsinki’s pet cemetery is located in Maunula. The cemetery is located near the Maunula nature trail.
The specialties of Maunula include the small ash forest, the crack willows and the valuable hazel grove, which is a protected habitat under the Nature Conservation Act.
The Citynature website presents the nature of Central Park
Read more about the nature and history of Central Park.
Species observations in Maunula
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.
Bicycles and dogs are prohibited on the saw-dust jogging trail. In winter, remember the skiing trail rules: no walking or dogs on the trails.
In all outdoor areas, observe Everyman’s Rights and rules and move responsibly in nature:
Accessibility information for Maunula’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 Maunula outdoor recreation area has the Maunula hiking lodge, outdoor exercise equipment, an outdoor volleyball court, jogging trails and skiing tracks in winter. In addition, there is a 3-kilometre nature trail, the Maunulanpuisto dog park and allotment gardens in the area.