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Padjelanta National Park
Between the Norwegian border and Sarek, this is the largest national park in Sweden and a vast area of wilderness, mainly a large open plain with mountains, glaciers, lakes and forests.
 Notable Species
Snowy Owl may be present in good lemming years.
Birds you can see here include:
Black-throated Diver, Taiga Bean Goose, Lesser White-fronted Goose, Common Teal, Long-tailed Duck, Velvet Scoter, White-tailed Eagle, Rough-legged Buzzard, Golden Eagle, Merlin, Gyr Falcon, Peregrine Falcon, Ringed Plover, Eurasian Golden Plover, Purple Sandpiper, Wood Sandpiper, Common Sandpiper, Red-necked Phalarope, Long-tailed Skua, Snowy Owl, Meadow Pipit, Bluethroat, Northern Wheatear, Ring Ouzel, Arctic Warbler, Willow Warbler, Siberian Jay, Siberian Tit, Brambling, Northern Redpoll, Pine Grosbeak, Lapland Bunting, Snow Bunting, Reed Bunting
 Other Wildlife
 Site Information
The area is best visited between June and August.
 History and Use
 Areas of Interest
 Access and Facilities
There are marked hiking trails and cabins within the park but walking here should only be undertaken by those experienced in these conditions. There is also a small landing field for aircraft.
Access is from Kvikkjokk via Sammarlappa and Tarreluoppal to Staloluokta.
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Content and images originally posted by Steve