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Lemmenjoki National Park (Lemmenjoen kansallispuisto)

Lemmenjoki National Park

Lemmenjoki National Park is located in Lapland region of North Finland. This nature reserve get its name from a Lemmenjoki river that runs through its territory. The area of the Lemmenjoki National Park is 2850 km2.

 

 

 

Location: Lapland  Map

Area: 2850 km2

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Description of Lemmenjoki National Park

 

Lemmenjoki National Park is the largest park in Finland and one of the largest in Europe. Hiking trails have total length of over 60 km. Although you can rent a power boat or rent a canoe to get around on water. The conditions of this Finish park are rough. Cool temperatures and unforgiving winds sweep through the area great deal of discomfort for tourists. Some of the most visited sites in Lemmenjoki National Park are waterfall of Ravadaskongas and a reindeer farm. As you travel through the area you might stumble on few cabins that are dispersed around the park. Don't be surprised to see people living there. Gold panning in rivers is still practiced in warmer summer months of short Finish summer. Additionally Lemmenjoki National Park has two small airfields. One in Martiniiskonpalo and another in Keurulainen.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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