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Sorola Outdoor and Recreation Area

Asemantie 170
36200 Kangasala

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Sorola and Kirkkoharju outdoor area offer versatile activities and are perfect for spending the whole day. So, pack your snacks and enjoy a cup of hot beverage at the Sorola campfire site or at the new lean-to shelter, warming up by the fire, or take a stroll along the paths to Kirkkoharju café for a snack.

The outdoor and recreation area is accessible day and night as the area and trails are illuminated. You can easily incorporate a scenic walk in the diverse terrain of the hill, outdoor gym workouts, or even a visit to the Kyötikkälä sports field. A beginner-friendly route of approximately 8 kilometers runs from the Kyötikkälä sports field to Kirkkoharju observation tower and back.

During the winter season, as soon as the temperatures allow, snow is added to Sorola’s ski trails and sledding hill. Sorola becomes bustling with sledders, skiers, and other winter enthusiasts.

Sorola Fitness Stairs

The highlight of the area is the Sorola Fitness Stairs, opened in August 2020. These fitness stairs, named Sorola Steps, consist of over 300 steps. There are several resting platforms along the way where you can stop to enjoy the scenery if needed. Events such as stair races are also organized on the fitness stairs.

Sledding Hill, Snow Cannon, and Ski Trails

Sorola is home to a sledding hill maintained by the city of Kangasala, which has become one of the winter hotspots in Kangasala. Safety, maintaining distance, and appropriate speed are essential in a crowded sledding hill. It’s advisable to wear a helmet and sled at a suitable speed according to your skills and age.

Skiers are spoiled for choice in Kangasala, with well-maintained ski trails available throughout the winter. The Sorola area offers various ski trails: a practice and children’s halter track, a competition track, and a first snow track.

Campfire Site and New Lean-to Shelter

In the heart of the outdoor and recreation area, you’ll find a campfire site and a new lean-to shelter.

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