Kuusamo’s coat of arms has Northern Lights and a running reindeer. They symbolise the time when Kuusamo was the southernmost village of Lapland.
Kuusamo is a paradise for a nature lover.
Oulanka National Park is located in the northern part of the municipality. The Park has rugged ravines, rapids and hills. There’s a vast network of routes for hiking, canoeing and motor sledging.