In Vätsäri you can experience the astonishing silence of a wilderness in its natural state. The eastern parts of Lake Inarijärvi with their rugged shores and numerous islands belong to Vätsäri Wilderness Area, as well as the large forests with water areas between the Norwegian and the Russian borders. Vätsäri Wilderness Area is part of the Finnish-Norwegian-Russian protected area entity called Pasvik-Inari Trilateral Park, also a EUROPARC Transboundary Park (europarc.org).
For more information, please visit: Vätsäri Wildeness Area (nationalparks.fi).
Protected Areas in Finland
Käsivarsi Wilderness Area
Finland's wild northwestern arm – Käsivarsi – has the country's most mountainous scenery.Find out more
Koli National Park
The splendid scenery always instills a sense of serenity and wonder in visitors.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