Last weekend I visited the Teijo National Park located about 1.15 hours South-East of Turku to go hiking. Teijo National Park has a lot of variety like lakes, marshes, forests, marshes and a sea bay. The marked trails are easy to hike. Teijo National Park is suitable for those who don’t have much hiking experience.

Hiking Teijo National Park Finland

I parked my car nearby the nature center at Matildanjärvi. The nature center offers plenty of information about the national park and you can also get a free copy of a map.

Hiking Teijo National Park Finland Nature Center

The borders of the National Park are marked with this sign.

Hiking Teijo National Park Finland

There was also an information board nearby the nature center where I parked my car.

Teijo National Park Finland Information Board

I hiked along the trail along Matildanjärvi. On the trail are several fire places and lean-to shelters. I passed by at Kavanderinlahti - where a group of girls had prepared their camp for the night - and Roosinniemi before leaving Matildanjärvi.

Teijo National Park Finland Signs

While hiking I dicided to add Puolakkajärvi to my trip as well - the next nearby located lake to Matildanjärvi.

Teijo National Park Finland Stairs

Puolakkajärvi is partly located outside of the Teijo National Park which is ok to hike but nothing special until you reach the Endal lean-to shelter.

Teijo National Park Finland trail

From Endal I continued walking to Teerisaari, Vicksbäckinlahti and then back to Matildanjärvi where Isoholma was the last lean-to shelter on the way back to my starting point.

Teijo National Park Finland Lean To Shelter

Teijo National Park Finland

Teijo National Park Finland Lake

Teijo National Park Finland Mushroom

Teijo National Park Finland Road

The trail outside of the National Park nearby Puolakkajärvi was not that spectacular.

Teijo National Park Finland Sand Dunes

Trucks were collecting sand from this place.

Teijo National Park Finland Matildanjärvi

Once back in the National Park the scenery changed again.

Teijo National Park Finland Trail

Teijo National Park is a great place to escape to the nature, it’s close to Turku and offers plenty of facilities. I will probably come back here in a few months during the winter to try out some winter camping.

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