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Urho Kekkonen National Park - Kiirunapolku Trail

Author: Metsähallitus

Publisher: Metsähallitus , Vantaa , 2016

Layout: 1 p.

Language: english

Other languages: suomi


What is that clucking and rattling sound on the fell? When can you see lemmings? How do you recognise a Kiilopää birch? Do snowy owls live on the Kiilopää Fell? The information boards on the Kiirunapolku Trail, which winds around the Kiilopää Fell, tell hikers about the barren fell nature and its plants, birds and other animals. A sharp-eyed traveller may see a rock ptarmigan, the bird that has given its name to the trail, or hear its rattling call. The Kiilopää area is ideal for spotting this and other Arctic bird species. Length of the trail is 6 km.

Read more:

Urho Kekkonen National Park (nationalparks.fi)

Updated 6.7.2021

Digital publication:

Kiirunapolku Trail (1.4 MB, pdf)