More information on recreation
The nature close to the city, as well as the large parks and forests, are open to all and offer a great environment for a wide variety of recreational activities. In the core of the Helsinki city, the large Keskuspuisto Park opens up to the north. In addition, the city has over 5,000 hectares of recreational areas in their natural state in the neighbouring municipalities. Short-term camping in some recreational areas and on a few islands is possible.
Information on cycling and walking routes.
City of Helsinki organizes guided nature excursions. They are a good way to get to know nature in Helsinki.
The Ulkoliikunta.fi service provides seasonal information on the usability of ski tracks, ice skating rinks and beaches, such as the condition of ski tracks and ice skating rinks and the cyanobacterium status on beaches.