Köykkyri recreation area is situated in Honkanen, near the Zeppelin shopping centre. The area is a centre for many sports and outdoor exercise in nature. Köykkyri has the longest stair climbing stairway in the Oulu region that is becoming increasingly popular. The recreation area offers a variety of sporting activities all year round, such as mountain biking, disc golf, beach volley, cross-country running, stair climbing exercise, football or simply fun outdoor activities. During the winter, there are some 12 km of lighted skiing tracks circling in the area. The ski resort has one illuminated main ski slope, a drag lift and a snow park.
The area has marked hiking and MTB trail, called Köykkyrin retkireitistö.