Repovesi National Park, Kouvola

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#1 of 10 in Nature in Kymenlaakso
Repovesi National Park is situated in the municipalities of Kouvola and Mäntyharju, only a few hours north-east of the more populous Helsinki area of southern Finland. Formerly a site for intensive commercial forestry, the Repovesi area successfully transformed into a pristine national park. Pine and birch trees dominate the park. Repovesi abounds with wildlife including bear, deer and various birds. The River Koukunjoki cuts through the park. Other streams and lakes are also situated within the parks boundaries.Attractions include the Olhavanvuori hill, popular among climbers, and the Kultareitti water taxi route. Also located in the park are the Kuutinlahti bay with its restored timber rafting channels, the Lapinsalmi suspension bridge, and many observation towers.The common fauna of the park includes the red-throated diver, the Eurasian lynx, the moose, many owls and several galliformes.
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  • A place for hikers, can be with children can be with animals. There are routes for cyclists. Everything is clean and interesting!
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  • A great place for nature tourism. Park, there's something for everyone, ranging from families with more vaeltaneisiin. The Park offers a spectacular setting for kayaking, canoeing, and suppailuun, in the summer, and in winter, glacier climbing. The routes is taaperoikäisestä more days walking and trails serving the very path of race enthusiastic.
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  • The smell of the forest, manual steam, suspension bridge, a lot of blueberries, there is room for roast meat at the Lake on the shores of Lake vzdremnuli ... There are about 5 easiest routes for about 1.5 km and the longest about 22 ... who likes long walks in the Woods-it!
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  • Fairytale forests with little lakes and ponds dotted amongst the rocky and ancient, treeroot-riddled hills. Trekking these forests requires some stamina, even if the distances aren't that long, due to the steep rises and the uneven grounds. Well worth a visit!
  • Nice place to go for long walks and camping. The routes, camp-fire sites and facilities are well maintained. Forests are unfortunately mainly secondary growth forests. However, the park has great views and scenic spots.
  • Amazing faces, great camping ground conveniently located, zero trash, clean bathrooms.
  • Fantastic place to see. Lot to do. By walk by bicykle ...just amazing
  • Repovesi is a beautiful National​ Park, reachable without car. We took the train to Kouvola and biked from there, which is a perfect 50km day trip. In Repovesi we camped at Määkijä, a quiet and remote campsite where it was only you and the nature. From there you can easily reach the famous suspension bridge and if you have a little bit more hiking experience you can even reach the climbing wall in Olhava during the same day. We did a 20km one day hike around almost the whole park, and god it was beautiful - even if it was very though! Also, a swim in the lake is never wrong. Only negative thing, is the lack of any Swedish guidance and the lack of trash bins anywhere near the park.

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