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Lauhanvuori National Park

Etelä-Pohjanmaa  >  Finland

National Park characterized by its pine forestland, spring brooks, and swamps.

Added* by Paul Poletajew
Most recent update 9 March 2022

Description

Lauhanvuori National Park features one of the highest places in Western Finland, Lauhanvuori Hill. You can walk up Lauhanvuori Hill to the viewing tower to get panoramic views over the forested lowlands stretching off to the shores of the Gulf of Bothnia. The most attractive birds in the area are Common Crane and Black Grouse, but with a bit of luck it is also possible to encounter Willow Ptarmigan and Peregrine Falcon.

Details

Access

There is a car park in the middle of the single road leading through the national park. There starts a road into the forest, that leads to the swamp and a little lake. Everything is accessible by bike, car, feet or even wheelchair.

Terrain and Habitat

Forest , Wetland , Mountain , Lake , Scattered trees and bushes , Moors/heathland

Conditions

Flat , Hilly , Open landscape , Swampy

Circular trail

Yes

Is a telescope useful?

Can be useful

Good birding season

Spring , Summer

Best time to visit

Spring , Summer

Route

Paved road , Wide path

Difficulty walking trail

Easy

Accessible by

Foot , Bicycle , Car , Wheelchair

Birdwatching hide / platform

Yes

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Top 5 birds

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