Patvinsuo National Park

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Patvinsuo National Park (Patvinsuon kansallispuisto)
Protected area
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Country Finland
Region North Karelia
Location Lieksa, Ilomantsi
 - coordinates 63°06′41″N 030°42′16″E / 63.11139°N 30.70444°E / 63.11139; 30.70444Coordinates: 63°06′41″N 030°42′16″E / 63.11139°N 30.70444°E / 63.11139; 30.70444
Area 105 km2 (41 sq mi)
Established 1982
Management Metsähallitus
Visitation 12,000 (2009[1])
IUCN category II - National Park
Patvinsuo National Park is located in Finland
Patvinsuo National Park
Location in Finland

Patvinsuo National Park (Finnish: Patvinsuon kansallispuisto) is a national park in the North Karelia region of Finland, in the municipalities of Lieksa and Ilomantsi. It was established in 1982 and covers 105 square kilometres (41 sq mi). There are 80 kilometres (50 mi) of marked walking trails in the area. The park has bogs, former managed forest and slash-and-burn areas and some old-growth forests. Suomujärvi lake is located in northeast area in the park.

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

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