Tahko observation tower

Tahko Observation Tower

Pehkuntie 457
73300
Nilsiä

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Tahko observation tower

Year-round open attraction, Tahko observation tower, is located on the top of the slopes and next to Pehkubar. The tower is 13 meters tall and open for everyone.

The top of the tower rises almost 200 meters above lake Syväri and offers breathtaking views. Beside that, the tower also serves the skiers as a start platform for Special slope.

Tower is reachable by car or if you feel like hiking, take The tower has sturdy aluminum-structured straircase and the top can accommodate about 30 people at a time. The changing landscapes of the tower are charming throughout the year and at all times of the day.

Location

The address to the Tahko observation tower is the same than to Pehkubar, Pehkuntie 457, 73310 Tahkovuori. It is reachable by car, by stairs or by the marked mtb- and hiking trails.

The tower was constructed by Tahkon kyläyhdistys ry, Huippupaikat Oy and City of Kuopio.

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How to get there?

Shortest routes to the tower during the winter

  • Skiers: The lift for slopes 1 & 2
  • By snowmobile: The snowmobile route to the Pehkubar, goes between the campfire placea Nipanen and Rahasmäki
  • eFatbike: Take the mountain biking route starting from the Safarihouse and turn to Pehkuntie.
  • By car: Pehkuntie 457, 73310, Tahkovuori. Distance from the center of Tahko to the tower is 13km.

Summer and autumn

  • From the hiking trails marked on the terrain and maps these, Huutavanholma (4,6km) and Tahko mountain route (14,1km) bypasses the observation tower.
  • The distance to the tower
    • from the start of Tahko stairs 1,5km
    • from the stop station of the chairlift 1km
  • By car: Pehkuntie 457, 73310, Tahkovuori. Distance from the center of Tahko to the tower is 13km.

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