Otva in Kannuskoski has been a structure used to guide logs until the 1960s. Nowadays, on the shores of Otva, you can paddle in the cooling waters of Väliväylä. Otva beach is a public beach in the village, which also has a campfire site and a toilet. Swimming is the swimmer's own responsibility.
The beach is sandy, the water is flowing and the beach is abrupt. So good swimming skills are necessary. Jumping from the pier and littering is prohibited. Enjoying the beautiful river landscape, nature and clean water is completely allowed.
Otva also has a good beach for canoes.
Sarkalahdentie 78, Kannuskoski