What's Currently Happening in Punkaharju Nature Reserve

Kolovesi National Park in the winter

(updated 17.12.2022)

Kolovesi National Park is closed for the winter. There is no winter maintenance on the snowy roads or routes in the National Park area.


Report Seal Carcasses or seals in need of help

It is essential for the conservation of the Saimaa ringed seal that all dead seals are examined. Please, report +358 206 39 5000. More information.

News in Punkaharju

Kuikonniemi Dugout is Collapsed and Closed 

(Updated 15.11.2022)

Kuikonniemi dugout (as a part of Salpa trail) is collapsed and hence closed. It is not allowed to go inside and great caution should be taken when moving close to the dugout. Area is bounded by a rope fence.

Tips for Outdoors

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Outdoor Guide: Safety