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Urho Kekkonen National Park (Urho Kekkosen kansallispuisto)

Urho Kekkonen National Park

Urho Kekkonen National Park is located in Lapland region of Finland.

 

 

Location: Lapland   Map

Area: 2550 km²

KoilliskairaVisitor center

Open: May- Sept

Mon- Fri 9am- 5pm

Sat- Sun 9am- 4pm

Tel. +358 (0) 205 64 7251

 

 

 

Description of Urho Kekkonen National Park

 

This Finnish national park is named after Urho Kekkonen, President and Prime Minister of Finland. The nature park covers an area of 2550 km². Urho Kekkonen National Park has several trails from 1 km to 7 km in length with the shortest trail handicapped assessable. Large reindeer herds are commonly seen in the region. Fishing and hunting is allowed, but carries certain restrictions. The best time to visit Urho Kekkonen National Park is in the summer. Fairly mild continental climate warmed by the Gulfstream makes summers fairly warm. The average temperature in Urho Kekkonen National Park ranges from -20°C in winter to +20°C in summer.