Repovesi National Park
Located in the areas of Kouvola and Mäntyharju, in Kymenlaakso and South-Savo regions.
- The park covers an area of 16 square kilometres and was established in 2003.
- Park is Finland’s seventh most popular national park. In 2019, 126,600 visitors visited it.
- The eastern parts of area are included in the Pahkajärvi shooting range, where there is a movement ban.
- The area is the largest unbuilt forest, marsh and lake area in south-eastern Finland.
- The basic fauna includes, for example, the tern, the lynx, the deer, the owls and various poultry.
- The oldest pines in Repovesi are over 200 years old. They have not been logged because they grow on steep rocky hillsides.
- The Emblem of Repovesi National Park is Red Fox.
- Repovesi is a traditional and popular trekking destination. There are a total of around 45 kilometres of marked trails, ranging from the leisurely Ketunlenkki Trail to the ambitious Kaakkurin Kierros Trail.
- Repovesi offers fascinating sights and breathtaking scenery. The 50-metre vertical rock face of Olhavanvuori is an arresting sight and a popular destination among rock climbers.
- Canoeing and rowing offer one of the best vantage points for admiring the park’s majestic cliffs. The area is also great for long canoeing and rowing trips.
- The park has network of trails suitable for classic cross-country skiing (about 20 km).
- Biking is allowed on the roads of the area and on specifically marked routes.
- Repovesi National Park is suitable for visitors of all ages all year. Partly accessible.
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