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Riisitunturi National Park

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Riisitunturi National Park[1] is situated in the southern part of Finnish Lapland near the city of Posio. The park covers an area of 77 square kilometers.

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The park was established in 1982.

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There are no fees charged to entering the park.

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Hiking during winter time

The park offers hiking possibilities both in winter and in summer time.

  • Riisin Rääpäsy Trail (4.3 kilometer round-trip). Very nice hike featuring Riisitunturi Fell, the Open Wilderness Hut, Ikkunalampi Pond, the hanging bogs. It starts from Riisitunturi starting point. The hike is especially nice during winter time.

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From mid January to late April there is a 7km long, maintained ski track in the National Park. The track starts from Korpihilla Café's parking lot and ends to the fell hut on top of Riisitunturi. The track is fairly easy.

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  • Korpihilla Café and Delicacy Shop, (Holtinojantie 5, 97985 Tolva, Posio), (+358 400 901 910), [3]. Korpihilla is located in the village of Tolva right next to the Riisintunturi National Park. Korpihilla offers home made delicacies made from local, natural ingredients. Their signature drink "Kuohuva Kuusenkerkkäjuoma" has won many awards.

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The Open Wilderness hut offers shelter for everyone free of charge. It's 4.6 km from Noukavaara starting point and 1.5 km from Riisitunturi starting point.

Open Wilderness Hut

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