Outdoor activities


Versatile local sports area

Lumimaa is a versatile local sports area for the whole family located in the city center. In winter there is a great spot for downhil skiing and 3 km of lit ski tracks. In summer there is a new, rough-surfaced, running staircase, monkey track and fitness equipment. Hiking in Lumimaa is nice with the whole family, you can roast sausages   in Lumimaa hut and walk your pet dog at the dog park. 

Lumimaa is located at Ollatie 1, Haapavesi.



Lumimaa new XC track is 280 metres long.

You will find speed curves, stonedrops, earth mounds, slalom rings, wooden ramp, jump spots, downhill stairs, climbing barriers and a pit area for resting On the mountain bike track. Go test the track!

Suitable for all ages.

Monkey Track

Race on the monkey track. The monkey track is 80 m long and has 8 different obstacles. The track is designed for all ages.

  • Free for use.
  • Bring your own firewood.
  • The hut is maintained by the town of Haapavesi.
  • There is a trashcan by the hut.

Lumimaa has a running staircase with a total of 80 steps and 15 steps.

  • The staircase is not maintained during winter.
  • It is forbidden to use a sled on the stairs to slide downhill.
  • The stairs may be slippery.
  • Spikes in walking sticks must be protected by rubber stoppers
  • The direction of going around the stairs is counterclockwise.
  • The use of studded shoes on the stairs is prohibited.

Open map  here  

You can exercise on the exercise racks in quiet at the edge of the forest.

Small and big sled hill.

A lit track measuring approximately 3 km begins in Lumimaa. There is a total of about 30 km of skiing network including the intertrack.

Track maps can be found  here  

The dog park is in available for all dog walkers. A fenced area where it is safe to keep the dog loose.

Orienteers can use the network of fixed points and a Mobo point net starts at Lumimaa.

Orienteering maps can be printed or picked up at the café in Lakkuuni.

Orienteering maps can be found  here  

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