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Urho Kekkonen National Park

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Kelotie 1, Saariselka 99830, Finland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The national park named after the longest serving Finnish president is a stunning place. I guess anytime of the year the experience will be great. We visited in September when nature turns on all its colours. Here where part if the higher mountains are arctic...More

Thank Jan-Erik N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice spot for when you want to get a little nature on your trip to Finland. You can reach it with public transportation.

Thank 601mel
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

The view is so great everywhere you go! There is also paths you can reach with the kids who are just starting them first hiking experiences. Still there are challenges and lot to do and see also for adults.

Thank Anne A
Reviewed 11 June 2018

We enjoyed here our stay, lucky to have a cottage far from the tourists and commercial activities. Silence, clean air, tundra forest, for us as nature lovers a paradise. We enjoyed the various trails, there is so much choise, for every level of difficulty and...More

1  Thank JW_Dam
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

Wonderful scenary and great snow plus settled weather the week we were here in mid March. Did many of the very well prepared tracks into the edge of the National Park from Saarieselka. Lots to do and see. Enjoyed the week immensley.

Thank islemartin1
Reviewed 28 March 2018

We visited the national park for a few hikes in early November and it was a beautiful experience! Like any national park in Finland, it is very well looked after and the hiking trails are set up very well.

1  Thank Lennartkolman
Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

First thing: we were in Lapland, but we don’t do winter sports. We visited Saariselkä to hunt Northern Lights and to some winter hiking. The Urho National Park offers (besides skiing activities) also some winter hiking tracks. The track to the top of “mount” Iisakkipää...More

2  Thank katzefish
Reviewed 22 February 2018

We walked from the starting point in Saariselka up to Iisakkpaa with our 10 year old son along the snow shoe route (we were only in big snow boots) The weather was ok when we first walked the route but a few days later when...More

Thank bobbinman
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

Good routes are maintained daily. Varius landscapes from open fjells to arctic forests. Beautiful white snow. Nature at its best.

Thank petril2018
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

The Uhro Kekkonen National Park is an unmissable destination if you are visiting Finnish Lapland. There are many paths to do with snowshoes or with cross-country skiing. You can rent the necessary equipment in a store with a very kind staff. By the way, you...More

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Response from katzefish | Reviewed this property |
Hi in general Northern Lights are visible in winter. So September to March are the month's were it's most likely. I've been there end of March for a couple of days and saw northern lights twice. The temperature in May can... More
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Response from JW_Dam | Reviewed this property |
Ask at the Kiilopaa information center, search same on Internet. This center provides all you need.