öjen nature trail

This nature trail in an old-growth forest close to the city provides visitors with an interesting package of information on the natural world, old folk beliefs and medicinal plants. The rest spot by the erratic boulders is a good place to take a break or eat your packed lunch. 


3 Facts:

  • Old-growth forest
  • Information packages on nature, folk beliefs and medicinal plants
  • Easily accessible from the accommodation options in Vaasa city centre and Vaskiluoto

Trail rating:



The trail is a suitable day-trip destination for adults and school-age children that have some experience of hiking.


3 hours

Trail markings:

There is an information board at the start of the trail with thorough details of the route. Along the trail, there are signposts to show where you are at that point.

Getting to the trail:

Parking area between the roads of Öjenintie and Myrgrundintie

Öjenintie 13

65140 Sundom (Vaasa)

N63 04.169 E21 34.460

Signposted from the parking area, the nature trail’s actual starting point N63 04.131 E21 34.007 can be reached by walking 400 m along Öjenintie.

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