Southern Konnevesi National park, Rautalampi

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Southern Konnevesi National Park is situated in the Finnish Lakeland on the border of the regions Central Finland and Northern Savonia, in the municipalities of Konnevesi and Rautalampi.
The park includes islands in the southern part of Lake Konnevesi and an extensive continuous stretch of mainland on the lake's eastern shore. The national park is located to the south of main road 69 and to the north-west of highway 9. In the park visitors can enjoy the wide open waters of the lake in a boat, or canoe through a maze of islands among smooth glaciated rocks and vertical rock walls. In the clear water, you will be able to catch a glimpse of the depths that are the domain of wild brown trout. You can also trek from herb-rich forests to high cliffs for a view over the magnificent landscape of the osprey.
University of Jyväskylä has a Research Station at Konnevesi. Konnevesi Research Station has become famous on experimental ecology, both on terrestrial and aquatic one.
To visit Southern Konnevesi National park on your holiday in Rautalampi, and find out what else Rautalampi has to offer, use our Rautalampi.
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  • Amazing and relaxing experience. Pure nature, 3 trails - 2.8, 4.6 and 14 km - ideal for just few hours or whole day hike. Perfect as it is now, please don't come so it stays as quiet and peaceful...  more »
  • Etala-Konnevisi Kensallispuisto (Southern Konnevisi National Park) is about 50 kms or a 45-minute car journey from Pieksamaki. We undertook a five kilometre walk around a small lake near the main...  more »
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