Wilderness near you

The Wilderness and Nature Center is a nature destination for the whole family. There are nature trails, a 12-lake kayaking trail, a fishing area and and a special children's fish oasis. A guided nature trail (7 km) starts at the campsite and there are several fireplaces along it. You can get a map of the area from Kaunisniemi café, rent canoes and kayaks in summertime.

Nature trails have good signposts.

Stairs lead to the ridge.

Views from the nature trail.

You can rent a canoe and paddle a canoe for 12 lake rounds.

The sheds have a toilet and a fireplace and firewood.

The children's fishing spot has a large hut with fireplace.

Children's fishing competition at a children's fishing spot.

It is safe for children to learn fishing at the fishing spot.

A fishing permit is required outside the children's fish oasis.

The children's fish oasis (picture below) has about 300 meters of accessible walkways and piers, several fireplaces and an invawc. Only children (0-12 years) and disabled people can fish in the area and fishing is free for them. Outokumpu Recreational Fishermen's Association is responsible for fishing and the City of Outokumpu is responsible for maintenance.