Adventures in a Rugged Landscape of Forests and Lakes
Location: In Kymenlaakso and South Savo Regions in the areas of Kouvola (www.kouvola.fi) and Mäntyharju (www.mantyharju.fi). Read more
Arrival: By car, boat and public transportation. Read more
Activities: Hiking, sights and scenery, canoeing. Read more
Sights: Repovesi National Park with the adjoining Aarnikotka Nature reserve, owned by UPM-Kymmene Ltd., are mosaic of rugged cliffs, forests and waters. The magnificent Olhavanvuori Rock and the reclusive but loud-voiced red-throated diver. Cultural history of forestry to the present day. Read more
Suitability: Suitable for visitors of all ages all year. Partly suitable for visitors with mobility difficulties.
Services: Campfire sites with campfire barbecues, cooking shelters, lean-to-shelters, 4 high-quality reservable Lapp huts, rental cabins, camping site, reservable camping site for groups, piers for canoes and boats, boat launching sites. Services of cooperating partners are also available. Read more
Trails: In summer, some 45km of marked trails (Korpin Kierros Trail 4.5km, Ketunlenkki Trail with a suspension bridge and a ferry, 5km and the Kaakkurin Kierros Trail 26km). Canoeing routes e.g. to Mäntyharju. An excellent network of skiing trails in February-March. Read more
This is the web page www.nationalparks.fi/repovesi
The area is managed by Metsähallitus, Parks & Wildlife Finland. Address: Maaherrankatu 19, 50100 Mikkeli, Finland.