Natural attractions


Experience nature in the stirring natural surroundings of Himos-Jämsä. Come and be amazed by natural features that were shaped by the ice age and by the valuable nature conservation areas. Himos-Jämsä and Päijänne warmly welcome visitors to enjoy the sights and sounds of Lakeland Finland. Isojärvi National Park offers peaceful forests and lakeside landscapes. Jämsä is also home to unique and impressive natural features – the very best of nature’s works of design. Come and be enchanted by nature as you explore the imposing gorges, verdant gullies and foaming rapids. Don´t forget to read more about everyone´s rights in Finland which are essential for nature lovers. These natural sights are waiting for the adventurers to arrive!


Isojärvi National Park

Located on the border of Kuhmoinen and Jämsä, the Isojärvi National Park is an ideal destination for spending a day or two. There are bus rides from Tampere to Isojärvi on weekends. You can find the prices and schedule on the Outdoor Express website.


Juvéninkoski is on the Nytkymenjoki River, which has a total of nine rapids. Juvéninkoski is the most impressive of these. The gorgeous waterfall is nearly seven metres in height. You simply cannot miss the highest and steepest free-falling waterfall in Central Finland.


In terms of landscape and cultural history, Rasuanniemi is an important peninsular area on Lake Kankarisvesi, close to Jämsänkoski. 


Ruuhijärvi is an 800 metre long and 50 metre wide humus-rich ravine lake, whose entire north shore is lined by a sheer rock face. 


The bedrock in Vororotti is protected nature reserve covers an area of four hectares and it`s over 1,800 million-year-old abyssal granite slab.


Synninlukko is accessible nature trail is intended for walking and moving in nature with wheelchairs or strollers.

Giant`s rock

This enormous glacial erratic, known as ‘Giant’s Rock‘, is located in Jämsä near Kuorevesi Church. Giant’s Rock is massive boulder  4-5 metres in height and some 6 metres in diameter. Don’t miss this one-of-a-kind sight!


Kellokallio is an easily accessible natural attraction located between Jämsä and  Jämsänkoski. The area has a marina and a public slipway, vantage point with a magnificent view on Jämsä river and a barbecue shed.

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