Hotel Nuuksio is a hotel in the middle of beautiful Finnish nature. The inspiring nature that has remained amazingly uninhabited, offers many options for outdoor recreation and fresh air enjoyment. Boasting fantastic scenery in natural surroundings and placed next to the amazing Siikajärvi lake. The hotel is situated at the gateway to one of Finland's finest National parks. With 25 hectares of land on site and leading on to another 53 square km of natural forest, lakes and wildlife, this hotel is perfectly located for those who wants to get away from the hustle and bustle of eceryday life and enjoy peace and quiet in one of the most (and accessible) parts of Finland.
Nuuksio is the largest in Uusimaa and natural values the single most important backwoods area. Nuuksio has beautiful gorges and cliffs as well as primary forests, lakes and ponds. Nuuksio National Park is an excellent excursion destination in the metropolitan area, as there are plenty of marked trails and activities. Nuuksio is the perfect destination for businesses of recreational trips and meetings. Hotel Nuuksio can offer a wide range of service packages that combine meeting facilities, -catering as well as various recreational activities - everything from one place and with a only one order.
Nuuksio maps, as well as additional information about the history can be found here. "link to official Nuuksio national park site"
The national park has different lengths of marked trails so you can go hiking all year around. Information boards and signposts can be found in the hotel courtyard area. There is also 1,5km long, circular illuminated track which is good for running or walking. In the winter time this track is great for traditional country skiing. The track has also a naturequiz for the children.
From Siikaniemi there are several routes to Haukkalampi, Kattila and Högbacka all the way to Salmi recreation area. The hotel courtyard there is a route signage Veikkola, Nuuksio national park and the Finnish nature center Haltia. Connecting trail Korpinkierros provides a nice daily hike, the trip is about 10 kilometers and on the route you can find couple of picnic areas to enjoy your packlunch or a dip in the pond.
Further information about the routes here. *link*
You can borrow bikes from the hotel's reception or snow shoes for winter hikes.
After the trip you can come to the hotel to dine and sauna. It's good to pre-book the sauna from the reception.