The joy of being active and relaxed

Its nature and location at the centre of one of Europe’s last wilderness areas give the Taivalkoski region endless possibilities for relaxation and recreation all year round. The activities in Taivalkoski only rest when you do.

Canoeing Center Taivalkoski

The canoeing center of Taivalkoski is a watersport center with many possibilities. You can train with river kayak, freestyle kayak or do riverboogie rides in our river Iijoki.

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Disc Golf Park & Adventure Park


"It's like normal golf but instead of a bal and club you use a frisbee, it's real fun in the great outdoors of Taivalvaara!" Taivalvaara's 18-holes Frisbee Golf Park is suitable for everybody who loves to be outdoors in nature.

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Finn-Jann Huskyfarm

The Finn-Jann Huskyfarm is an outdoor adventure company in Jurmu, 15 km from the centre of Taivalkoski village. Upon request, husky-tours lasting several days can be arranged, as well as short tours for larger groups.

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Hotel Herkko - Sometimes you just need a break

Hotel Herkko is a peaceful, cosy hotel close to nature.The hotel is located near to the village of Taivalkoski and next to Taivalvaara Fell. Guests are received as is customary here, spontaneously and without pretence.

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Outdoor Center & Campground Kylmäluoma - Camp life

A restaurant, cottage accommodation, boats, minigolf, tennis, badminton, fishing. Mountain bikes, cross-country skis and fishing equipment can be hired on site.

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Saijan Lomakartano

Saija Lodge is a family business located on Lake Jokijärvi in Taivalkoski, amidst the landscape described so aptly in the novels of author Kalle Päätalo. The lodge offers accommodation, dining and programmes to groups, families and individual guests.

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Ski Resort Taivalvaara

The Ski Resort Taivalvaara offers something for everyone; beautiful Finnish landscape and lots of snow, far away from the big crowds. Taivalvaara is a center for down hill skiing, cross-country skiing and ski jumping.  The perfect place to learn skiing or practice your skills. Equipment rental possible.

In Taivalvaara there is a community center building that serves athletes and it can be used for arranging competitions and events. Center building includes a cage/meeting place for 100 persons as well as dressing rooms, showers, sauna, office, 2 commentator rooms and rooms for ski waxing and scores.

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Vaara Sport

Vaara Sport is situated between Syöte and Hossa hiking areas. We provide information and quidance regarding the nature excecise options on this area.

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Wirkkunen Reindeer Farm

The Virkkunen Reindeer Farm is located along Syötetie road, about 25 km from the centre of Taivalkoski. The farm’s oldest structures date back to the 17th century. The main building is about 200 years old.

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