A lovely resting place and place to visit, next to the old quartzite mine of Rahasmäki.
The lean-to of the old mine of Rahasmäki
Located on the shores of a clear water pond in the old quartzite mine of Rahasmäki, the lean-to is a lovely place to rest and also a great place to visit in all seasons.
The mine was in operation during 1940-1948, producing about 40,000 tons of white quartzite sand and gravel.
There are two lean-to’s with fireplaces, firewood and toilet.
Rahasmäki lean-to does not have an actual address, but when arriving from Tahko, you will drive there via roads Varpaisjärventie, Tahkomäentie and Mäenalustie, about 16km total.
Rahasmäki lean-to can be reached:
- In summer
- by hiking and mountain biking, Rahasmäki round ( Rahasmäen kierros )
- by car (the rest of the way is on a forest road)
- In winter
- by snow mobile