Kuusijärvi nature and history
The intriguing history of Kuusijärvi is full of kings, tragic maidens and a horse rider who lost his sword. The name of Kuusijärvi (“Spruce lake”) comes from a small lake surrounded by spruce trees.
Food and drink at Kuusijärvi
Kuusijärvi offers diverse and authentic dining experiences close to nature. In addition to dining at the restaurant, you can enjoy your own snacks out in nature, grill over a campfire and forage for food at Kuusijärvi.
Vantaa's Kuusijärvi is a diverse nature and recreational area in Kuninkaanmäki district in Eastern Vantaa. People come to Kuusijärvi to go to the sauna, swim, hike in nature and relax all year round.
Courses at Adult Education Centre
At the Vantaa Adult Education Centre, you will learn useful skills or discover new hobbies. We are a adult education centre funded by the City of Vantaa. We arrange approx. 2000 courses around Vantaa every year.
Nature reserves that maintain biodiversity throughout the city are an integral part of Vantaa's green network.
Environment and nature
Vantaa wants to be a carbon-neutral city where natural resources are used sparingly. As the local environmental authority, Vantaa provides environmental permits and monitors food safety.
Vantaa celebrates bird-theme year in 2022, during which special attention will be paid to many familiar bird species’ becoming endangered. The theme-year program consists of bird trips and a photo competition.
Climate action in Vantaa
Vantaa has set itself the goal of being a carbon-neutral city in 2030. The city’s resource-smart roadmap dictates Vantaa's environmental goals.
Vantaa offers its residents veterinary services and opportunities for outdoor activities with dogs. The city also takes care of stray animals and provides guidance on matters related to animal husbandry.