Pallas-Yllästunturi National Park is the third-largest national park in Finland, located in the Lapland region, in the municipalities of Enontekiö, Kittilä, Kolari and Muonio. It was formally established in 2005, when Pallas-Ounastunturi National Park was joined with Ylläs-Aakenus protected area. It is the third largest national park in Finland, covering 1020km2. The high fells of the park are the southernmost place to see some arctic species in Finland. There are almost 100km of fell chain in the National Park. The highest fell in this chain is Taivaskero, which is 807m high. Most of the park consists of primeval forests and various types of muskeg.Arrange to visit Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park and other attractions in Muonio using our Muonio trip planner.
Pallas-Yllästunturi National Park has around 350km of marked hiking trails. There are several nature trails in the National Park, which are not very demanding and have information boards on the area’s natural features and culture. There are many options for day trips. The most popular hiking trail in Pallas-Yllästunturi National Park is the Hetta–Pallas Trail, which is 55km long. There are 14 nature trails in the National Park, of which 8 are in the Ylläs area, 4 in the Pallas area, and 2 are in the Ounastunturi Fells area.
The trekking trails and services of Pallas-Yllästunturi National Park are found on Excursion Map.
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Stunning views and great outdoor area for various activities. There’s plenty of hiking trails and the Autumn colours were amazing in September. Absolutely awesome hiking experiences! more »
Absolutely beautiful and diverse national park. The park offers different possibilities (hiking, biking, skiing) for enjoying the nature for few hours to days long hikes. You can access the par very..... more »
It's a beautiful place for snowshoes, skiing or walking. Take your time and don't make too much noise, you'll see birds and small animals who aren't afraid of coming close. You must stay until the sun goes down, the light plays in the trees, it's gorgeous!
Amazing piece of reserved nature, worth a visit.
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