When you take in the marvellous view over Lake Pielinen from the top of Ukko-Koli hill, it’s easy to see why this spot has attracted so many Finnish artists, photographers and nature-lovers over the centuries. The splendid scenery always instils a sense of serenity and wonder in visitors. Koli’s hills and lakes provide fine settings for enjoyable outings and activities at any time of year.
For more information, please visit: Koli National Park (nationalparks.fi).
Protected Areas in Finland
Vätsäri Wilderness Area
In Vätsäri you can experience the astonishing silence of a wilderness in its natural state.Find out more
Käsivarsi Wilderness Area
Finland's wild northwestern arm – Käsivarsi – has the country's most mountainous scenery.Find out more
Syöte National Park
The wild wooded hills of Syöte provide an ideal setting for many activities.Find out more
Oulanka National Park
In the rugged landscape of the Karhunkierros Trail, you will observe the power of water.Find out more
Pallas-Yllästunturi National Park
Trek from hilltop to hilltop through the arctic fells along Finland's first hiking trail.Find out more