Beautiful views from the park

Beautiful views from the park



Urho Kekkonen National Park

Urho Kekkonen National Park can be a joy to visit all year around.

This park presents a lot of exciting adventures like the night sky is illuminated by the Northern Light in winter and the Midnight Sun in summer.

Winter activities

In the winter skiing is very popular here but also hiking and beautiful hiking trails invite to discover the amazing nature.

Trek through this magnificent arctic fell country on foot or on skis, finding your way to a welcoming wilderness hut for the night.

This vast park extends eastwards from the resort of Saariselkä through the wilderness of Finnish Lapland all the way to the Russian border.


Famous among Finns are the remote fell of Korvatunturi know as the home of Father Christmas.

Urho Kekkonen National Park is located around 3 hours’ drive from Rovaniemi in the summer.



Urho Kekkonen National Park

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  • Lattitude: 68.166667
  • Longitude: 28.250000