Discover Parks and natural reserves Finland

In Finland, there are no less than 19 reserves, 32 national parks and 173 bulrush preserved zones. These plants grow in the glacier regions. The country sees a great importance in protecting the environment, and for a good reason as several varieties of plants are native only to Finland. For example, here you can find lakkas, a type of raspberry, which are a yellow colour.

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    A Finnish park at sunset

    Finland's impressive natural heritage consists of national parks and nature reserves, attracting numbers of tourists to Lapland every year.

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    Kolovesi National Park

    Located in the south of Finland, this reserve covers 9 mi². It holds cave paintings and is home to the protected Saimaa seal.

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    Imatra and its rapids

    The region of Imatra is especially known for the Imatrankoski Rapids, which are listed as a national landscape and very popular with the Finnish.

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    Repovesi National Park

    The fauna here is abundant. Some of the most populous animals include the bear, the lynx and the elk. The River Koukunjoki cuts through the park.

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    Little Bear Trail

    The national parks, like Oulanka, have many hiking trails. Its Bear Trail crosses 50 miles of incredible scenery.

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    Puurijärvi-Isosuo National Park

    It stretches out over 10 mi² and is mainly covered by large marshes and Lake Puurijärvi.

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