Liesjärvi National Park

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Liesjärvi National Park (Liesjärven kansallispuisto)
Protected area
Saruwine - Faery Tale Forest (by-sa).jpg
Lush spruce forest in the Liesjärvi national park
Country Finland
Region Tavastia Proper
Coordinates 60°40′50″N 23°51′30″E / 60.68056°N 23.85833°E / 60.68056; 23.85833Coordinates: 60°40′50″N 23°51′30″E / 60.68056°N 23.85833°E / 60.68056; 23.85833
Area 22 km2 (8 sq mi)
Established 1956
Management Metsähallitus
Visitation 30,500 (2009[1])
IUCN category II - National Park
Liesjärvi National Park is located in Finland
Liesjärvi National Park
Location in Finland

Liesjärvi National Park (Finnish: Liesjärven kansallispuisto) is a national park in the Tavastia Proper region of Finland. Its area is 22 square kilometres (8.5 sq mi).

In 1920, part of the present-day national park area was already defined as protected area. The relatively small park area has over 40 kilometres (25 mi) of shoreline.

As a whole, the national park is a slice of the near-natural state lake highlands of Häme. It includes the Korteniemi traditional estate, where visitors can try their skills in traditional agricultural work.

There are camping places for travel trailers and tents.

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  1. ^ "Käyntimäärät kansallispuistoittain 2009" (in Finnish). Metsähallitus. Retrieved September 29, 2010.

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