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The largest national park in Finland: guided tours and solo hiking

We took an overnight train from Helsinki to Rovaniemi, then a bus from Rovaniemi to Inari and after... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
JariJK
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Kouvola, Finland
I was expecting more

After a 3 day long hike i Kevo district I was longing for more of this kind. So we planned a hike... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2017
Maria R
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Lemmenjoki National Park Finnish: Lemmenjoen kansallispuisto, is situated in Lapland, in Northern Finland. Area, in municipalities of Inari and Kittila, Finland's largest national park has plenty of wild places to explore off the beaten track. Lemmenjoki National Park founded in 1956 and has since been expanded twice. Its total area is 2,850 square kilometers (1,100 sq. Mi), making it the biggest national park of Finland and one of the largest in Europe. The park is named after the Lemmenjoki River, an 80 kilometers (50 mi) long river running through it. River Lemmenjoki leads into the homelands of Lapland's indigenous Sami People. There are about 60 kilometers (40 mi) marked paths in the national park, and even some bridges and boats are put up for travelers. There are free wilderness huts in the park.
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Lemmenjoen Kylatie, 99870, Finland
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took an overnight train from Helsinki to Rovaniemi, then a bus from Rovaniemi to Inari and after that a taxi cab (70-80 euros) from Inari to the village of Lemmenjoki. We booked the taxi the day before. The best entrance to the national park...More

Thank JariJK
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Reviewed 28 July 2017

After a 3 day long hike i Kevo district I was longing for more of this kind. So we planned a hike to the Lemmenjoen kansallispuisto. Partly because it was raining the whole hike and partly because nothing beats Kevo trail, it was a bit...More

Thank Maria R
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Reviewed 9 August 2016

Lemmenjoki national park is one of the most beatifull in Finnland. It presents Lapplands nature as it's best. You can wander the park by foot starting from 4 km nature route up to several days trip up to Ravadas, the Finlands biggest waterfall, Kultahamina, the...More

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Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

We took a boat trip up river to the falls. Included were life jackets, lunch and a talk on Sami life. The boat was sturdy and well-piloted. The falls are very scenic and the silence and sense of space in the woods in the mist...More

Thank John A
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Reviewed 4 October 2012

Lemmenjoki national park is a best visited by organized boat trip. The river gives great views and some mystical experiences: if the surface on the river is dead calm and you´ll keep your eyes focused on the line where water meets earth, you will se...More

1  Thank Jahuu7
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Reviewed 19 July 2012

We stayed in Lemmenjoki National Park for five days. We stayed in gold miners cottage called Morgamojan-kämppä. We took some ten kilometer hikes daily over fells and next to rivers around. There were so many beautiful little details, flowers, reindeer horns, moss in many colors...More

3  Thank Finman1161
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Reviewed 11 July 2011

Stayed in Lemmenjoki National Park for two days and nights recently with my husband as part of our grand unplanned three week tour of lapland. We stayed actually just outside the national park in a beautiful, clean and well maintainen campsite called Valkeaporo (the white...More

2  Thank karingal
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