Why locals love it
At the Martinselkonen Wilderness Center's wilderness stalls, it is possible to meet the forest king safely in the bears' own habitat. Nature photography tours include bears (including puppies), wolverines, black grouse, capercaillies and birds of prey. The popular full-service wilderness farm is located next to the Martinselkonen Nature Reserve.
Why you should visit it
In addition to year-round nature experiences, Martinselkonen Wilderness Center is known for its quality accommodation and dining services. Dining area for 32 people, where meals are arranged on request. The wilderness center offers typical Finnish home-cooked food, made from local ingredients. Pastries also come from your own oven.
The specialty of the wilderness center is a warp salmon dinner in Kota. The café is open almost daily.