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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Muonio

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Pallas-Yllästunturi National Park is the third-largest national park in Finland, located in the Lapland region, in the municipalities of Enontekiö, Kittilä, Kolari and Muonio. It was formally established in 2005, when Pallas-Ounastunturi National Park (suggested 1910 and established 1938, as one of the first national parks of the country) was joined with Ylläs-Aakenus protected area. It is the third largest national park in Finland, covering 1020km2. The high fells of the park are the southernmost place to see some arctic species in Finland. There are almost 100km of fell chain in the National Park. The highest fell in this chain is Taivaskero, which is 807m high. Most of the park consists of primeval forests and various types of muskeg.Pallas-Yllästunturi National Park has around 350km of marked hiking trails. There are several nature trails in the National Park, which are not very demanding and have information boards on the area’s natural features and culture. There are many options for day trips. The most popular hiking trail in Pallas-Yllästunturi National Park is the Hetta–Pallas Trail, which is 55km long. There are 14 nature trails in the National Park, of which 8 are in the Ylläs area, 4 in the Pallas area, and 2 are in the Ounastunturi Fells area.The trekking trails and services of Pallas-Yllästunturi National Park are found on Excursion Map.
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  • We have a two-day husky trip in this beautiful area. Slightly hilly. In the winter with the snow-covered nicely, this is a wonderful area.
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  • All 1st visit during my stay in Lapland. The small museum is friendly and allows us not to apprehend Lapland.
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  • Stunning scenery, beautiful views, silence...! Skiing, cross-country skiing, trekking... Available huts with fire pits.  more »
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  • There is, in my opinion, the Tunturi Lapland one of Pallas, which is not spoiled with too commercialism alone. I hope that the same line continues in the future. I believe that the peace and quiet of the retkelilijät and love to share my view.
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  • a good place to be.
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  • Great area
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  • just a great place to Judy t is crap
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