Southern Lapland Region
Area 134 sq.km, Established in 1981.
The area is managed by Metsähallitus.
The Martimoaapa - Lumiaapa - Penikat Mire Reserve is one of Northern Finland's most important places designated for the protection of mires. It is also significant in the protection of threatened birds. In addition to mires there are also prominent old-growth forests in the reserve.
Visitors to the reserve will see some of the most interesting hiking terrain and hill landscapes in the Oulu and Kemi areas.
The area is managed by Metsähallitus,Parks & Wildlife Finland, Lapland, P.O.Box 8016 (Ounasjoentie 6), FI-96101 Rovaniemi, Finland.