Nature & Exercise2022-09-14T10:38:18+03:00
Visit Ylöjärvi: Nature & Exercise

Nature & Exercise

Find your strength in Ylöjärvi’s nature

Enjoy exercise, fresh outdoor air and the peace of nature? You’ll find all of these in Ylöjärvi! Seitseminen National Park, Riuttaskorpi Recreational Forest and many other signposted trails bring the joys of hiking and exercise to everyone – from beginners to enthusiasts. If you’re looking for more challenges, check out the Ylöjärvi Retkelle map service for less well-known trails and destinations.

This page also provides top tips for biking, swimming and other water activities. Relax and let us guide you to peaceful natural spots!

Find the best trips in Ylöjärvi

Browse all destinations, pick your favourite, and escape into nature.

Hevonkuusi – Private Forest Experience

Enjoy nature on a day trip or get a wonderful experience while staying overnight in the lean-to! Hevonkuusi private forest is a safe, fenced area reserved for private use, a piece of beautiful Finnish..

Jylhänkoski Waterfall

We have our very own Niagara Falls, only the scale is smaller! Jylhänkoski is a small, refreshing waterfall sight, located in the area of Kuru village in Ylöjärvi city. The waterfall flows in the m..

Tree Mountain

Initiated in 1982, Tree Mountain is an environmental art project designed to increase humanity’s commitment to securing ecological, social and cultural well-being. Tree Mountain is elliptical in sh..

Riuttaskorpi Forest

Riuttaskorpi forest is an area in Kuru, Ylöjärvi, where you can go and enjoy the nature. There are around 15 kilometers of marked trails with four parking lots and five campfire places/sheds. You ca..

Kuttuniska Trail

Kuttuniska trail can be found in Kuru (Ylöjärvi), by the Karjula river. The trail is a 3,5 kilometer route and you get to see the Karjula river from both sides. Kuttuniska is also part of the hiking..

Port of Kuru

The port of Kuru is a great place to stop while boating on Näsijärvi. At the port of Kuru you can find guest spots for boats. It is a great place to stop for a while with a place for campfire and a ..

Ylöjärvi Indoor Swimming Pool and Sports Centre

Ylöjärvi Indoor Swimming Pool and Sports Centre facility offers two 25-metre lanes, a cold plunge pool, children’s teaching and paddling pool, and a slide. There is also a gym and opportunities fo..

Serlapuisto Beach

Beautiful sandy and child-friendly beach in Siivikkala by the lake Näsijärvi. The services include an ice cream kiosk in the summer as well as changing rooms and toilets. At Serlapuisto you will al..

Aro Beach

Beatiful beach by the lake Keijärvi with changing rooms, toilets and a football court. Toilets are located near the parking lot...

Kuusela Beach

Kuusela beach is located next to the lake Näsijärvi. The beach has changing rooms and toilets. You can also use the pier at Kuusela beach for swimming...

Hevossaari Beach

You can find both sand and grass on Hevossaari beach. The beach is shallow, so it is child-friendly. You can also use the pier on the beach to take a dip in Lake Keihäsjärvi. There are changing roo..

Cottage Toivon Tupa

Toivon tupa is a summer cottage by the lake Näsijärvi. There are beds for six visitors in two separate buildings, four in the cottage and two in the sauna’s dressing room. There is a grill for..

Charter Cruises in Tampere

You can book the whole ship and crew just for your group. You decide the amount of hours and service you want. Own drinks and food are welcome on our boats. Several catering options...

Pyhäjärvi and Näsijärvi Canoeing Services

The canoeing services on Pyhäjärvi and Näsijärvi were strongly developed in 2021. Both lakes have now their own canoeing routes and services. Especially on the side of Lake Näsijärvi there are s..

Forest Walk with Llamas

Get to know the enchanting llamas and do a refreshing forest walk with them, empowering from nature, enjoying the scent of the trees and leaving the stress behind. In Villa Alpaca we let you just rest..

JPH Fishing & Outdoor

Guided fishing on lake Näsijärvi from Tampere. A fishing trip can take a few hours or even an entire day. During the day we can enjoy lunch either ashore on the island or while fishing on a boat...

Paijala Beach

Paijala beach is a small but beautiful sandy beach with changing rooms and toilets. It is located on the shore of the idyllic lake Kyrösjärvi...

Seitseminen National Park

Experience how crofters used to make their living in these remote backwoods at the heritage farm at Kovero. Learn about the park's flora and fauna at the pleasant Seitseminen Nature Centre – the bes..

Tiitiäinen Forest

The Forest of Tiitäinen contains a number of spruces, pines, and aspens that go up to the heights. The twenty-seven hectare forest is located in the vicinity of the Ylöjärvi town centre, right next..

Trees Nature Trail around Lake Veittijärvi

The Trees nature trail features information boards about 14 species of trees growing in Finland. The boards also tell you about how these species have been used in different times for purposes such as..

Seitseminen Nature Centre

The Seitseminen Nature Centre is a treasure trove of nature information and a year-round base for hikers. Its exhibitions take you on a hike through a deep forest. You can also enjoy a cup of coffee. ..

Pikku-Ahvenisto Nature Trail

The lakeside Pikku-Ahvenisto nature trail is ideal for nature excursions. The nature trail is located next to Lake Pikku-Ahvenisto in the esker area of Ylöjärvi. Going round the lake, the trail is e..

Elämyslaari´s Experience Package

The content of each day is tailored to each customer’s wishes, and some activities can be arranged as competitive events. Activities: Quak bike safari, Off-road safari, Ice rally, Precision shootin..

Teivo Stairs and Outdoor Gym

Teivo offers a great workout spot in the middle of the nature! After you take the climb up the 161 stairs of Teivo, you find a versatile outdoor gym waiting for you...

Ylöjärvenharju Esker

Welcome to the most important outdoor recreation area in Ylöjärvi! Ylöjärvenharju is an esker in the southern part of the town running in an east-west direction. The area has a ski trail in winter..

The Beach and Park Area of Räikkä

The beautiful and close-to-nature beach of Räikkä is located in a wide park area called Räikkä. At the child-friendly beach you will find a swimming pier, toilets and changing rooms. During the ba..

Guided Fishing Trip in Ylöjärvi

With a fishing guide you can get more out of these beautiful lakes in Ylöjärvi. We make fishing trips on lake Näsijärvi, lake Karhejärvi and other lakes nearby. The price includes boat, guide ser..

Räikkä Cross-Country Skiing Trail

The cross-country skiing trail of Räikkä area will be snowed as soon as the weather is favorable. The length of the trail depends on the snow situation, the longest trail is about 1,6 kilometers. Th..

Skate Park

Ylöjärvi has a 1,500 square meter skate park full of things to do. You can find the skate park in Elovainio area in Ulkoilijantie, behind the training center Valo. The park has plenty of space for ..

Haveri Beach

Sandy beach by the beautiful lake Kyrösjärvi. Changing rooms and toilets are awailable. In addition, you can find a volleyball court, playground and outdoor gym at Haveri beach...

Murto Beach

Murto beach is located next to the beautiful lake Keijärvi. Road Keijärventie will take you to the beach. Here you can either play in the grass or chill on the sandy beach. In Murto beach you can fi..

Mutala Beach

Mutala beach is located next to the beautiful lake Näsijärvi. The beach is situated in the small village of Mutala and there are changing rooms and toilet available...

Karhe Beach

Karhe beach is located in the small village of Karhe, next to Karhejärvi. There are changing rooms and toilet at the beach...

Villa Guru

High-quality villa for both family holidays as well as for meeting use. The villa is located close to Tampere in Kuru, Ylöjärvi, on the shores of Lake Kuorejärvi. Main house 85 m2 + loft 18 m2 + la..


Voionranta provides high-class premises for meetings and representation. A location in Ylöjärvi just 20 minutes from Tampere makes it convenient for everyone. This unique destination offers you a re..

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