Around a third of the Helsinki area is parks or a part of the central park (more like the central forest). The central park begins behind the central railway station and fans out, and includes several nature reserves.

Make sure that you have a map, a compass or a GPS as it is easy to get lost.

http://ptp.hel.fi/ulkoilukartta/defau...

 

Beautiful places to check out include:

Haltiala nature reserve

Pitkäkoski rapids