Southern Konnevesi National Park – Cottages and Vacation Rentals
When you're looking for accommodation near Southern Konnevesi National Park, Gofinland helps you find available cottages and other vacation rentals to your preferences. Would you prefer a simple wilderness cabin or a charming villa by a lake? Renting a cottage close to Southern Konnevesi National Park allows adventurous day trips and lakeside activities in the diverse nature of Central Finland.
Located in the municipalities of Konnevesi and Rautalampi, Southern Konnevesi National Park features crystal clear waters and rugged cliffs. The best way to explore this park of osprey and wild lake trout is by canoe or boat. On the islands of Southern Konnevesi National Park, you'll find several campfire spots and lean-tos suitable for a picnic but also overnight camping trips.
Hiking in Southern Konnevesi National Park
For those who enjoy hiking, Southern Konnevesi National Park offers well-mark trails with breathtaking views and old-growth forests guarded by giant aspen trees. Thanks to rocky ground and differences in altitude, the trails are quite challenging so be prepared with good trekking shoes. There are exceptions; Vuori-Kalaja lean-to is accessible for everyone either along an easy one-kilometre-long forest path or even by a taxi.
The agilest visitors can take Kalajan kierros circular trail (4.6 km) or 14-km-long Kolmen vuoren vaellus (Three Mountains hiking trail) that is best to enjoy as a 2-day hiking trip.
Southern Konnevesi National Park is an ideal paddling destination
Besides hiking trails, Southern Konnevesi National Park and the nearby areas hide various beautiful paddling routes for both, beginners and experienced kayakers. The easy kayaking routes vary between 3 to 10 km whereas the more challenging routes stretch up to 22 km. The paddling routes are decorated by steep, vertical cliffs that make the landscapes truly unforgettable.
The broad lake basins on the western side of Lake Southern Konnevesi offer perfect circumstances for boating. If you rather enjoy the stunning landscapes while someone else does the hard work, you can take a cruise to the national park from Häyrylänranta, the harbour of Konnevesi municipality.
How to find accommodation in Southern Konnevesi National Park
Camping is allowed as per the Finnish Freedom-to-Roam. However, the campers are recommended to build their tents close to campfire spots and lean-tos.
If you prefer cosier accommodation, Gofinland’s wide selection of well-equipped rental cottages, luxurious villas, holiday homes, wilderness cabins and other vacation rentals will make your overnight nature adventure in Southern Konnevesi National Park a trip to remember.