Experience the Finnish National Park
Finnish national parks are protected areas with unique natural features. Accessing them is encouraged, and they present a number of recreational possibilities.
There are 37 national parks in Finland, the surface area of which total 8 150 square kilometers.
They’re scattered around the country’s archipelago, lakes, forests, peat lands and fells, and showcase the areas’ various natural characteristics, such as rapids, rift valleys and eskers.
Have fun, respect nature
The main function of national parks is protecting nature. However, provided certain basic rules are adhered to, anyone may wander freely inside them.
Besides enjoying the scenery and spotting animals and plants, the parks present ideal opportunities for recreation like hiking, climbing, snowshoeing and other outdoor pursuits.
Many national parks now have nature trails, as well as information boards on the parks’ various features.
In most parks, there are rentable cabins and unlocked huts where anyone can stay. Some even have cooking places and tent sites.
Why is an area a national park?
Besides national landscapes and unique natural elements, localities with outstanding picturesque scenery or panoramic views have been selected for preservation.
In other places the aim has been to preserve landscapes affected by human habitation and ancient ways of life.
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Wild & Free
To be truly free, all you need is the untouched wilderness an open mind and a healthy little dose of madness.