This area is of significant national interest as a habitat for water birds. The Hiastinhaara (2 km) and Patakari (0.7 km) trails include duckboard sections and are suitable for families with children. The area offers a lean-to shelter, a toilet, benches and nature information boards. This site is not in winter use. In the summer, the sheep of local sheep farmers in the village of Pohjois-Ii do landscape management in the area, so it is important to close the gates carefully when hiking in the area. The site is sign posted from European route E4. Drive 1.5 km on Kantolantie, then take a left to a small road. At the end of this road, you will find a parking area and the start of the nature trail.
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