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Uusimaa outdoor recreation areas

Easy decisions and endless opportunities – here you will find information on the versatile recreation areas in Uusimaa conveniently in one place. The areas included are Uuvi recreation areas and Espoo, Helsinki, Kirkkonummi, Sipoo, Vantaa and Vihti sites as well as Metsähallitus destinations.

The selection includes both inland forests and lakes as well as rocky islands and sandy beaches by the sea. The areas and their services are suited to versatile outdoor activities from barbecuing to trail running.

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Spring and birds


Helsinki capital region is fantastic place for birdwatchers, both for beginners and more advanced ones. We have listed some area recommendations below. Take your binoculars with you and head to bird watching towers and sea gulfs!