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Urho Kekkonen National Park - Rumakuru Trail


Author: Metsähallitus

Publisher: Metsähallitus , Vantaa , 2016


Layout: 1 p.


Language: english

Other languages: suomi


Summary:

The Rumakuru Trail allows you to admire the Rumakuru Gorge which, despite its Finnish name (literally, Ugly Gorge), is far from ugly. The highlight of this trail is the steep-walled gorge created by meltwaters during the last Ice Age. The gorge is one of the must-see natural attractions of the Saariselkä area. However, we recommend that you admire it from a safe distance due to the risk of avalanches in winter and rock falls in summer. Length of the trail is 14 km in summer and 12.5 km in winter.

Read more:

Urho Kekkonen National Park (nationalparks.fi)

Updated 6.7.2021

Digital publication:

Rumakuru Trail (3 MB, pdf)