Published 6.9.2019

Nature attracts hikers in autumn

Autumnal nature attracts hikers with its colours and aromas. Autumn is indeed a great time for many types of excursions. Bird watchers dig out their binoculars and head for the best spots for the autumn migration. The self-sufficient set off to pick berries and stock their freezers for the winter. Mushroom enthusiasts cannot stay away from the forest, and star gazers are stimulated by the ever darker nights.

Helvetinjärvi National Park in autumn. Photo: Salla Penttilä.Autumn also has a great deal to offer for those who simply enjoy the peace and quiet of nature. Why not go camping for the weekend, enjoy the crisp mornings and marvel over the signs of approaching winter? Rather than being a grim time of the year, autumn comes across as a fascinating and natural part of the yearly cycle when observed from the bosom of nature.

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