Reindeer herding has tradition in the area of Taivalkoski. From Christmas untill beginning of April we organize visits to our reindeer farms, where the animals stay over the wintertime. In April, the reindeer get their freedom back, and you may see them somewhere in the nature. 

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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