Urho Kekkonen National Park

Hiking Ski cross-country on maintained trails Ski cross-country off trails Fishing Hiking Birdwatching Pick berries and mushrooms Sights and scenery Guided group tours Biking Horse riding Visit a Nature Centre Walk on a nature trail

Kiilopää fjell in Urho Kekkonen National Park. Photo: Anna Benyo

The emblem of Urho Kekkonen national park - Golden EagleTrek through this magnificent arctic fell country on foot or on skis, finding your way to a welcoming wilderness hut for the night. This vast park extends eastwards from the resort of Saariselkä through the wilderness of Finnish Lapland all the way to the Russian border. The remote fell of Korvatunturi is famous among Finns as the home of Father Christmas. The night sky is illuminated by the Aurora Borealis in winter and the Midnight Sun in summer.

Suitability: Perfect for both experienced hikers and families with children.

This is the web page www.nationalparks.fi/urhokekkonen.