Keskisenlampi Nature Trail

Hankasalmentie 129
41500 Hankasalmi

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Keskisenlampi Nature Trail

The nature trail circles around the meandering Keskisenlampi, which is part of the national bird water conservation program. Keskisenlampi is a lush bird lake where resting waterfowl gather during the spring migration. Along the nature trail, there is a bird observation tower that provides a view of the lake. During the nesting season in spring and early summer, please avoid disturbing the birds and stay on the marked path.

An accessible resting area has been established next to the Keskisenlampi nature trail, accessible via a crushed stone maintenance path from Hankasalmentie road. At the beginning of the maintenance path, at Hankasalmentie 138, there is a small parking area for drop-off purposes, offering barrier-free access. The resting area features a fireplace-equipped hut, suitable even for larger groups for picnic outings (max. 40 people), and restroom facilities. Both the hut and the restroom have accessible entrances, for example, for wheelchair users.


Starting point/end point

The trail starts from Hankasalmentie, near Hangan lava dance pavilion (address Hankasalmentie 129). Hikers can use the dance pavilion’s car park.

Route length

The easy trail is approx. 3 km long and you should allow up to 2 hours to complete the trail.


There are information boards along the path, introducing the bog habitat and the plant and animal species in the area. It is important to keep to the marked path, so as not to disturb the birds during their nesting season.

Lapp hut or camp fire

There is a birdwatching tower along the trail for viewing birdlife on the lake or just to admire the views. Resting area with an accessible fireplace-equipped hut.

Distance of the parking place

A car can be left in the parking area of Hangan lava.

Target´s maintenance

Municipality of Hankasalmi


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