Urho Kekkonen National Park is a national park in Lapland, Finland, situated in area of municipalities of Savukoski, Sodankylä and Inari. Established in 1983 and covering 2550km2, it is one of Finland's largest protected areas. It is named after Urho Kekkonen, late President and Prime Minister of Finland.The Suomujoki river flows through the northern parts of the diverse park. The marked paths in its western part are an easy destination even for the inexperienced backpacker, whereas the wilderness is good for long and demanding trips.Most trips to Urho Kekkonen National Park are started from the Kiilopää fell center, the Aittajärvi lake along the Suomujoki river, or Raja-Jooseppi, and backpackers usually end up nearby the Saariselkä fell line, for instance on the top of its highest fell, Sokosti. Reindeer herding is still a common livelihood in the area.See Urho Kekkonen National Park and all Saariselka has to offer by arranging your trip with our Saariselka day trip planner .
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這一個國家公園占地廣大..就位於薩爾色利卡這個小鎮旁邊..步行即可悠閒到達..我們漫步在規劃完善的步道上...走到高處眺望附近的蔥籠的森林景象 more »This national park occupies a large area. It's in the small town next to the orange card. Walking distance to the ... We walk on a well-planned trail ... Take a high view of the forest scene near the onions cage
The national park named after the longest serving Finnish president is a stunning place. I guess anytime of the year the experience will be great. We visited in September when nature turns on all its ... more »
Best. Top 10. Love it. It is pure Nature. Peace. Simply perfect. Counting the minutes to come back.
Awesome place for vacation, absorb Lappish nature. It's amazing hills and snowshoeing, ski resort place!
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