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In Øvre Pasvik National Park you will find the largest virgin pine forest in Norway. This north-western corner of the Siberian taiga is a mosaic of pine forests, lakes and marshland that offer many splendid experiences. In the summer, you can hike on numerous waymarked trails, but there are no other visitor amenities. There are good opportunities to see the taiga forest’s bird species. At present, the national park is an important winter area for the reindeer herding industry.

Øvre Pasvik National Park constitutes the Norwegian part of the Norwegian-Finnish-Russian protected area entity called Pasvik-Inari Trilateral Park. This trilateral cooperation is a EUROPARC Transboundary Park (

For more information, please see Øvre Pasvik National Park (

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