National Park Lemmenjoki is a dream for those who love to go camping. This is one of the largest national parks in Finland, and one of the most extensive uninhabited territories in Europe. It is located in the district municipalities of kittilä and Inari in Lapland region and borders with Norway Park Aarikka. Its status […]
National Park Lemmenjoki is a dream for those who love to go camping. This is one of the largest national parks in Finland, and one of the most extensive uninhabited territories in Europe. It is located in the district municipalities of kittilä and Inari in Lapland region and borders with Norway Park Aarikka.
Its status as the Park was acquired in 1956 and since then the area has doubled. Now square Lemmenjoki – 2850 km2. For fans of extreme sports is still wilderness and roadless terrain. Here you can enjoy the natural peace and quiet, not meeting people in a few days. In the Park area there are, of course, there are many tourist trails and free huts in the midst of wild nature.
In order to secure such campaigns in the most difficult places travelers waiting for boats and bridges, arranged to smooth the way. For those who prefer not to go far, not to take risks and not to challenge the unknown, rent a hut on the outskirts with a place for a campfire. Only backpackers visit the Park annually 10 thousand people. The region marked the official Hiking trails pass through the developed part of the Park.
Following the route, you can see almost the entire Northern border at the rim of the huge old pine forests and vast mountain areas. You can climb the mountain the Morgues (599 m) and contemplate the breathtaking scenery. To develop the vast territory of Lemmenjoki can not only walk. A boat trip in the valley of the same river is also quite extreme, but an unforgettable experience. By the way, from the river Lemmenjoki and was the name of the reserve. The length of the river is about 80 kilometers.
Hundreds of treasure hunters, as in the good old days, annually flock to its banks and wash gold. And not all will be disappointed. There were cases when gold miners tore a good sum. Of course, all this is done through special permission of the municipal authorities. In areas where wash gold, equipped with two airfield, where we can land a small aircraft with the necessary equipment.