Helvetinjärvi National Park
|Helvetinjärvi National Park (Helvetinjärven kansallispuisto)|
Helvetinjärvi lake and Helvetinkolu cleft
|Area||49.8 km2 (19 sq mi)|
|IUCN category||II - National Park|
Helvetinjärvi National Park (Finnish: Helvetinjärven kansallispuisto, literally "Hell's Lake national park") is a national park in the Pirkanmaa region in Finland. It is located in the municipality of Ruovesi and has an area of 49.8 square kilometres (19.2 sq mi). The park was founded in 1982 and is managed by the Metsähallitus.
The park represents the wild forests of the Tavastia region. The area includes deep gorges and rugged scenery formed by faults running through the bedrock. The most impressive attraction is the cleft Helvetinkolu at the south-eastern end of Lake Helvetinjärvi.
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