Siikaneva is the largest contiguous area of swamps in Pirkanmaa and the most important wetlands conservation area of the province: the majority of the area is swampland subject to state preservation orders or private conservation areas. The swamp covers an area of more than 10 km². Most of it is in its natural state.

Siikaneva is a superb place for a day trip when there is no snow: its diverse range of wildlife and landscapes can be admired from paths that are mostly equipped with duckboards. Siikaneva is located to the west of Main Road 66.

Ruovesi tourist information open daily in summer 11am–6pm. Tel: +358 44 787 1388. Email: matkailu(at)ruovesi.fi (service in Finnish and English).