Cycling

The joy of cycling through a beautiful city, breathtaking natural sites and Himos’s mountainous terrain. The Himos-Jämsä region offers splendid opportunities for cycling. By bike, you can get quickly and conveniently from one place to another, or alternatively you can head out for a longer trip on a bike. The Himos-Jämsä region has good options both for touring and mountain biking. Himos has eFatbikes for rent, check availability in advance. So why not head out for an adventure along 36 kilometers long Himos-Jämsä touring bike route.  Also on offer is the bumpy and winding Pumptrack, located in the centre of Jämsä, which you can wind your way around on a bike, scooter or skateboard. The more challenging balance track is suitable for all ages.

Cycling routes and bicycle rental

The Himos-Jämsä region has good options both for touring and mountain biking. Suitable routes for biking can be found, for example, in Isojärvi National Park. Around Himos there are splendid landscapes among which you can choose the cycle route, that suits you best, Northen biking route or Bikin route of Jämsänniemi. You can head out on your bike trip using either your own bike or one rented from Himos.

Pumptrack

Come and have a go at keeping your balance on the bouncing, tilting bends! Jämsä’s super-popular twisty and rolling pumptrack can be found right by the city centre, opposite the Children’s Traffic Park. On this track, the longest of its kind in Finland, you can test your balance on either a normal bike, BMX bike, scooter, skateboard or roller skates. Remember to use a helmet riding on the track – and protective pads as well, of course. Next to the track there is also a graffiti wall where you can give free rein to your artistic skills. The track is open from spring to autumn and is free for use by speed-lovers and keep-fit enthusiasts alike, both young and old.

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