Haavisto fitness trail
The Haavisto fitness trail is located close to the town centre in the residential area of Haavisto. Paha-Kauranen, a protected mire area, can also be found there. The 4-km-long, illuminated trail runs right next to the Natura site.
How to get there: From the centre of Ylöjärvi, drive 1 km along Road 65 towards Kuru, turn left to Lähdevainiontie, drive about 500 m and turn right to a car park after a playing field.
Hiking in Seitseminen and along the Pirkan Taival Trail
There are wonderful, marked nature trails in Seitseminen National Park, with information boards, resting spots and sights along the trails. The most demanding nature lovers will find great trails in the wilderness of Haukkamaa. Read more about the trails in Seitseminen.
Pirkan Taival is a regional hiking trail marked with red signs. It crosses the wilderness in Virrat, Ruovesi and Kuru, and is connected to th Helvetinjärvi and Seitseminen National Parks.
The most important outdoor recreation area in Ylöjärvi is Ylöjärvenharju, an esker in the southern part of the town running in an east-west direction. The area has a ski trail in winter and a hiking trail in summer. There is a total of 20 km of illuminated fitness routes, as well as unlit routes.