Repovesi National Park
Repovesi National Park and Aarnikotka Forest Nature Reserve (14 sq. km), which is connected to the National Park, are rugged backwoods dotted by tens of lakes. Repovesi has a long tradition of being one of Southern Finland’s most popular hiking destinations. The peaceful surroundings allow visitors to indulge in their favourite hobbies, from picking berries to walking in snow-shoes or learn about the area’s geology or the history of log floating. Some sights of the area are many high spots, such as Olhavanvuori Rock and the hills of Mustalamminvuori, Katajavuori and Haukilamminvuori. The hanging bridge over Lapinsalmi Sound and log floating structures in Kuutinlahti Bay are other places of interest in Repovesi.
The National Park’s landscape is made up of vast uninhabited forests, bold steep-faced cliffs and tens of clear lakes and ponds. The Kymenlaakso region’s highest summits are in Repovesi and great differences in altitude mean that hikers are in for a challenge. The reward for climbing to the top of these hills is a magnificent view.
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