In the summertime, guests can glide along our fantastic canoeing routes, cascade down rapids or try their hand at fishing. Different types of recreational adventures provide rewarding experiences year round.

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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Holiday Center & Camping Jokijärvi

The holiday center of Jokijärven Lomat is a traditional and uncomplicated holiday place at the shore of lake Jokijärvi. The place provides several cottages for 4-8 persons. There is also a camping site for 10 caravans and and several tents. A perfect stay for individuals or groups up to 40 persons.

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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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Wilderness Cabin Kutinjoki

Wilderness cabin for summer use by the river Kutinjoki. No electricity, no running water in the cabin. Fireplace and gas heating, compost toilette. Traditional sauna in separate building.

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