Customer Service and Guidance

Services offered by enterprises and other organisations in Korouoma nature Reserve

Following enterprises and other organisations offer services in the nature reserve. They have a cooperation agreement with Metsähallitus and they follow the principles of sustainable nature tourism when operating in national park.

Photo: Ilkka Rautio

Meals, Where to Buy and Prepare

Shops

  • The closest shops are in the centre of Posio (www.posio.fi).

Campfire Sites, Huts and Cooking Shelters

  • Places where you can prepare food in the area are Kuulea day trip hut, Pajupuro open wilderness hut and Kaarlolammen kota lapp pole hut and 13 lean-to shelters and campfire sites.
    • Making open fires is always prohibited at both marked campfire sites and when fires are permitted by the land owner if a forest fire warning has been issued for the area (ilmatieteenlaitos.fi).
    • This prohibition does not apply to cooking shelters or other fireplaces with a flue.

Piippukallio lean-to shelter. Photo: Minna Koramo

Drinking Water

  • Waters in lakes, rivers and brooks should be boiled before it is drunk, as the quality of water differs from one area to another.
  • Drinking water from the parks water-system is at each person's own risk.
  • More information on Food and Drink.

Waste Management

  • In Korouoma Nature Reserve each visitor is responsible for the waste that accumulates during his/her stay. Biodegradable waste should be placed in a toilet or composter, and small amounts of clean paper and cardboard can be used as kindling in a campfire. Read more about Hiking without littering.

Toilets

  • There is a dry toilet at each wilderness hut and campfire site.

Overnight Stays

Open Wilderness Hut

Rental Cabins

The Following cabin is rented through Lomarengas Oy:

Rental Huts

These three rental huts are rented through the Parks and Wildlife Finland / Metsähallitus from February 2019.

Lodging in the Surrounding Area

Other Services in the Surrounding Area

  • For information on equipment rental and other services in the surrounding contact Posio Tourist Information (posiolapland.com), tel. int. +358 (0)44 767 4218.
  • Versatile information on Lapland and tourist services in the area can be found on the Lapland tourism website (www.lapland.fi).

Destination Brochure

Pdf-file 5 803 kB (julkaisut.metsa.fi)