On a headland called Viedásnjárgga in Stora Sjöfallet National Park lies Naturum Laponia. It’s a place that tells a story of mountains on the other side of the lake and how reindeer find their way here year after year. It tells part of the story why this place was awarded the title World Heritage.
After the longest cul-de-sac in Sweden, or the Road West as it’s often called by the locals, just before you reach Stora Sjöfallet, you’ll find Naturum Laponia. At first, it’s hidden by sparse, old-growth forest, but once you’re at the edge of the forest the landscape opens up. This is where forests, mountains, rivers and lakes come together.