Visit the Northern Finland's "Inland Sea"
Location: Oulu, Vaala (www.vaala.fi). Read more
Arrival: By car, boat and public transportation. Read more
Activities: Trekking, fishing, admiring the sights and the views. Read more
Sights: The widest stretches of open water in Finland, the fine sandy beaches, the steep shore banks and the crystal-clear esker ponds. The landscape, which was shaped by the Ice Age, is part of the first Unesco-appointed Geopark area in Finland. Read more
Suitability: Excellent for families with children. There are no special services for the disabled.
Services: The camping ground from May to September, rental cabins, campfire sites and firewood, lean-to shelters, Lapp ‘kota' huts and cooking shelters, dry toilets, boat and kayak rental. Services provided by the cooperating partners are also available. Read more
Trails: Marked trails (a total of 17 km) in the area surrounding the Manamansalo camping ground. A trail (4 km) on Kuostonsaari Island. Cross-country ski trails maintained by the municipality of Vaala. Read more
The area is managed by Metsähallitus, Parks & Wildlife Finland. Address: P.O.Box 81, 90101 Oulu, Finland.
This is the web page www.nationalparks.fi/oulujarvi