Isojärvi National Park

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Isojärvi National Park
IUCN category II (national park)
Vahterjärvi 3.jpg
The lake Vahterjärvi
Map showing the location of Isojärvi National Park
Map showing the location of Isojärvi National Park
Location in Finland
LocationCentral Finland, Finland
Coordinates61°41′54″N 25°00′39″E / 61.69833°N 25.01083°E / 61.69833; 25.01083Coordinates: 61°41′54″N 25°00′39″E / 61.69833°N 25.01083°E / 61.69833; 25.01083
Area19 km2 (7.3 sq mi)
Visitors10,000 (in 2009[1])
Governing bodyMetsähallitus

Isojärvi National Park (Finnish: Isojärven kansallispuisto) is a national park in Central Finland. It covers 19 square kilometers (7.3 sq mi) and was founded in 1982. Its vegetation is dominated by Scots pine and Norway spruce forests.

Evidence has been found of early human settlements in the area.

References[change | change source]

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