Valkmusa National Park, Siltakyla

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Valkmusa National Park is a national park in the Kymenlaakso region of Finland. It was established in 1996 and covers 17km2.The national park comprises swamp land, extraordinarily representing in southern Finland. More than 30 different swamp types can be categorised in the area.The park has a diverse birdlife. Characteristic of the species is abundant southern avifauna, and on the other hand the occurrence of northern species, such as the willow grouse and rustic bunting. The park is an important resting place for migratory birds. There is a very representing butterfly species in the area, which comprises many endangered species. The symbol species of the park is Idaea muricata.
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  • Easy to park with a few different route option. Beautiful suomaisemat and a wooded area. Ideal for either a half day or all day adventure trip at a slower pace. Here, also, geokätköilymahdollisuus. Clean ulkovessat in the parking lot. Definitely worth a visit.
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  • A fantastic varied walk. It is the bog and forest. Easy for the young and iäkkäämmillekin.
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  • This small national park is situated in the municipalities of Pyhtää and Kotka. It is quite hard to get there by bus. There is a bus stop only 200 meters from the national park but there aren't very m...  more »
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  • Short (2,2km) hiking route to a beautiful swamp. Easily accessible, good for kids.
  • Hyvä polku
  • Nice place for walking and watching birds.
  • If you like hiking in swamp area, this is your place for experiencing the peace of a nature.
  • A beautiful National Park!
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