Martinselkonen Nature Reserve
This reserve is one on of the best places in Europe to photograph brown bears. Hides are located in sparse coniferous forest beside a small bog and, lured by carrion, bears can be seen at night from as close as fivems away. During the day there are nature walks.
- Where: Pirttivaara, Suomussalmi
- Ideal for viewing: brown bear, moose, wolverine, black grouse, capercaillie
- Excellent for: Bear watching