List of national parks of Finland

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There are 37 national parks in Finland. They are all managed by the Metsähallitus. The national parks cover a total area of 8,873 square kilometres (3,426 sq mi) – 2.7% of Finland's total land area. A total of 1.7 million people visited the parks in 2007.1

Lake Pielinen seen from a hill in Koli National Park.

List of national parks

National park Photo Region Land area (km²) Established Visitation (2009)2 Coordinates
Archipelago Gullkrona-överblick.jpg Finland Proper 500 1982 53,500 59°54′53″N 21°52′39″E / 59.91472°N 21.87750°E / 59.91472; 21.87750 (Archipelago National Park)
Bothnian Sea 2011
Eastern Gulf of Finland Kymenlaakso 6.7 1982 19,000 60°17′5″N 27°16′26″E / 60.28472°N 27.27389°E / 60.28472; 27.27389 (Eastern Gulf of Finland National Park)
Ekenäs Archipelago Sundharu Jussarö.jpg Uusimaa 52 1989 44,500 59°49′22″N 23°27′15″E / 59.82278°N 23.45417°E / 59.82278; 23.45417 (Ekenäs Archipelago National Park)
Helvetinjärvi Helvetinkolu.jpg Pirkanmaa 49.8 1982 33,000 62°2′N 23°51′E / 62.033°N 23.850°E / 62.033; 23.850 (Helvetinjärvi National Park)
Hiidenportti Kainuu 45 1982 12,000 63°52′22″N 29°3′31″E / 63.87278°N 29.05861°E / 63.87278; 29.05861 (Hiidenportti National Park)
Isojärvi Isojärvi National Park.jpg Central Finland 19 1982 10,500 61°41′54″N 25°0′39″E / 61.69833°N 25.01083°E / 61.69833; 25.01083 (Isojärvi National Park)
Kauhaneva-Pohjankangas Kauhaneva.jpg Southern Ostrobothnia / Satakunta 57 1982 4,500 62°10′45″N 22°24′23″E / 62.17917°N 22.40639°E / 62.17917; 22.40639 (Kauhaneva-Pohjankangas National Park)
Koli Koli hill view.jpg North Karelia 30 1991 127,500 63°3′27″N 29°53′14″E / 63.05750°N 29.88722°E / 63.05750; 29.88722 (Koli National Park)
Kolovesi KolovesiRocks.jpg Southern Savonia 23 1990 7,500 62°15′27″N 28°49′0″E / 62.25750°N 28.81667°E / 62.25750; 28.81667 (Kolovesi National Park)
Kurjenrahka Savojärvi near Kurjenpesä.jpg Finland Proper 29 1998 28,500 60°43′14″N 22°23′1″E / 60.72056°N 22.38361°E / 60.72056; 22.38361 (Kurjenrahka National Park)
Lauhanvuori Lauhanvuori 5.jpg Southern Ostrobothnia 53 1982 10,000 62°09′7″N 22°10′30″E / 62.15194°N 22.17500°E / 62.15194; 22.17500 (Lauhanvuori National Park)
Leivonmäki Leivonmäki National Park I.jpg Central Finland 29 2003 12,500 61°56′N 26°2′E / 61.933°N 26.033°E / 61.933; 26.033 (Leivonmäki National Park)
Lemmenjoki River at Lemmenjoki national park, Finland IMG 0330.JPG Lapland 2,850 1956 10,000 68°30′N 25°30′E / 68.500°N 25.500°E / 68.500; 25.500 (Lemmenjoki National Park)
Liesjärvi Saruwine - Faery Tale Forest (by-sa).jpg Tavastia Proper 22 1956 30,500 60°40′50″N 23°51′30″E / 60.68056°N 23.85833°E / 60.68056; 23.85833 (Liesjärvi National Park)
Linnansaari Linnansaari1.jpg Southern Savonia / Northern Savonia 38 1956 31,000 62°6′38″N 28°30′34″E / 62.11056°N 28.50944°E / 62.11056; 28.50944 (Linnansaari National Park)
Nuuksio Mustalampi Lake in Nuuksio.jpg Uusimaa 45 1994 179,500 60°18′27″N 24°29′57″E / 60.30750°N 24.49917°E / 60.30750; 24.49917 (Nuuksio National Park)
Oulanka FI-Oulanka NP1.jpg Northern Ostrobothnia / Lapland 270 1956 165,500 66°22′32″N 29°20′19″E / 66.37556°N 29.33861°E / 66.37556; 29.33861 (Oulanka National Park)
Päijänne Päijänne and päijätsalo.jpg Päijänne Tavastia 14 1993 15,000 61°23′12″N 25°23′36″E / 61.38667°N 25.39333°E / 61.38667; 25.39333 (Päijänne National Park)
Pallas-Yllästunturi Pallastunturi Finland.jpg Lapland 1,020 2005 419,000 68°9′32″N 24°2′25″E / 68.15889°N 24.04028°E / 68.15889; 24.04028 (Pallas-Yllästunturi National Park)
Patvinsuo Patvinsuo kohosuota.jpg North Karelia 105 1982 12,000 63°6′41″N 30°42′16″E / 63.11139°N 30.70444°E / 63.11139; 30.70444 (Patvinsuo National Park)
Perämeri Bothnian Bay Kemi.jpg Lapland 2.5 1991 9,000 65°37′22″N 24°19′10″E / 65.62278°N 24.31944°E / 65.62278; 24.31944 (Perämeri National Park)
Petkeljärvi Kuikan kierros.jpg North Karelia 6 1956 19,500 62°35′N 31°11′E / 62.583°N 31.183°E / 62.583; 31.183 (Petkeljärvi National Park)
Puurijärvi-Isosuo Isosuo mire at Puurijärvi-Isosuo NP.jpg Pirkanmaa / Satakunta 27 1993 11,500 61°14′57″N 22°34′1″E / 61.24917°N 22.56694°E / 61.24917; 22.56694 (Puurijärvi-Isosuo National Park)
Pyhä-Häkki Aarnimetsa.jpg Central Finland 13 1956 17,000 62°50′44″N 25°28′21″E / 62.84556°N 25.47250°E / 62.84556; 25.47250 (Pyhä-Häkki National Park)
Pyhä-Luosto Isokuru.JPG Lapland 142 2005 128,000 67°3′59″N 26°58′25″E / 67.06639°N 26.97361°E / 67.06639; 26.97361 (Pyhä-Luosto National Park)
Repovesi Repoveden Kansallispuisto Kesayonauringossa.jpg Kymenlaakso / Southern Savonia 15 2003 74,500 61°11′N 26°53′E / 61.183°N 26.883°E / 61.183; 26.883 (Repovesi National Park)
Riisitunturi Noukavaara - Riisitunturi - Posio - Finland.jpg Lapland 77 1982 15,000 66°14′N 28°30′E / 66.233°N 28.500°E / 66.233; 28.500 (Riisitunturi National Park)
Rokua Rokuan kansallispuisto.JPG Northern Ostrobothnia / Kainuu 4.3 1956 23,500 64°33′22″N 26°30′36″E / 64.55611°N 26.51000°E / 64.55611; 26.51000 (Rokua National Park)
Salamajärvi Salamajärvi national park.jpg Central Ostrobothnia / Central Finland 62 1982 10,500 63°16′N 24°45′E / 63.267°N 24.750°E / 63.267; 24.750 (Salamajärvi National Park)
Seitseminen Seitseminen-mylly.jpg Pirkanmaa 45.5 1982 45,500 61°56′N 23°26′E / 61.933°N 23.433°E / 61.933; 23.433 (Seitseminen National Park)
Sipoonkorpi Sipoonkorpi.jpg Uusimaa 18.6 2011 60°18′54″N 25°13′8″E / 60.31500°N 25.21889°E / 60.31500; 25.21889 (Sipoonkorpi National Park)
Syöte Syote National Park.jpg Northern Ostrobothnia / Lapland 299 2000 40,000 65°44′51″N 27°54′43″E / 65.74750°N 27.91194°E / 65.74750; 27.91194 (Syöte National Park)
Tiilikkajärvi Tiilikkajarven kansallispuisto Venajanhiekka.jpg Northern Savonia / Kainuu 34 1982 7,500 63°40′N 28°18′E / 63.667°N 28.300°E / 63.667; 28.300 (Tiilikkajärvi National Park)
Torronsuo Torronsuo National Park.jpg Tavastia Proper 25.5 1990 20,500 60°44′N 23°37′E / 60.733°N 23.617°E / 60.733; 23.617 (Torronsuo National Park)
Urho Kekkonen Paratiisikuru waterfall.JPG Lapland 2,550 1983 289,000 68°13′5″N 28°8′25″E / 68.21806°N 28.14028°E / 68.21806; 28.14028 (Urho Kekkonen National Park)
Valkmusa Valkmusan suolahde.jpg Kymenlaakso 17 1996 7,000 60°34′N 26°44′E / 60.567°N 26.733°E / 60.567; 26.733 (Valkmusa National Park)

See also

Other references on Wikipedia:

References

  1. ^ "Kansallispuistojen suosio kasvussa" (in Finnish). Metsähallitus. 2008-02-18. Retrieved February 18, 2008. 
  2. ^ "Käyntimäärät kansallispuistoittain 2009" (in Finnish). Metsähallitus. Retrieved September 29, 2010. 

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