The natural attractions of Kemijärvi offer variety to lovers of Lapland’s nature. The Kemijärvi cultural landscape consists of many hills standing close together, covered in pine forest, as well as the waterways and marshland between them. Especially in the north, fells come into view in the background of the landscape. Lake Kemijärvi is the largest natural lake in the Kemijoki river basin. It covers an area of 230 km2 and has a shoreline of 572 kilometres.