Recreational area

Salmi recreation area

Salmi recreation area is a popular recreation area located in Vichti on the northern side of Nuuksio National Park.

Several marked trails are suitable for hiking, jogging or just walking during the summer. During the winter trails are servings as skiing tracks. There are also fixed orienteering points.

There is also an area for camping with tents as well as a camper area, cooking shelters, a sauna for rent and café Pohjoinen Pirtti.


At the Pirttimäki refreshment cabin, located in the northwest of lake Bodom, one can use the paths as well as the hiking trails to get to many directions: to Brobacka, Solvalla, and the Luukkaa recreation area. During the winter, there are skiing trails. Theres's also the Pirttimäki Café Ukén and rental saunas.

The Pirttimäki and Karjakaivo outdoor recreation areas form an extensive whole. The landscape was shaped by the last Ice Age and is quite hilly. Impressive features include steep cliffs, erratic boulders, scenic lakes and ponds, lush bogs and mires. There is also a 1.8 hectare walnut grove in the area.