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Nuuksio National Park 

Scenery from Haukankierros trail to Brook Myllypuro valley. Photo: Mauri Leivo
Location of Nuuksio National Park in Finland
Southern Finland, Uusimaa Region
Town of Espoo (www.espoo.fi), Municipalities of Kirkkonummi (www.kirkkonummi.fi) and Vihti (www.vihti.fi)
Area: 53 sq.km. Established 1994
The area is managed by Metsähallitus
The Emblem of Nuuksio National Park - Siberian Flying Squirrel

In Nuuksio it is possible to escape the busy capital city and experience nature. With its marked trails, cooking shelters and camping sites Nuuksio is ideal for short hiking trips lasting one or two days.

Nuuksio National Park forms the western part of the so called Nuuksio lake uplands, the most extensive and ecologically important continuous backwoods area in the Uusimaa Region. Because it is located in southern Finland and affected by broken bedrock, the park consists of an intricate mosaic of habitats, where dozens of threatened and near threatened species live.

This is the web page www.outdoors.fi/nuuksio

Last updated 3/31/2014

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