Directions

By Car

  • To the northern part of the park turn from the road 22 (Oulu - Kajaani) to the road 8293 going through the village of Ahmas, where you find signs to the park.
  • To the southern boundary of the National Park you get by driving on the road 8794 to Neittävä, where you find signs to the park.
  • Driving directions to Liminka Bay Visitor Centre.

For more detailed parking area addresses, please see below under Starting Points for Excursions.

Map of the Surroundings of Rokua National Park

By Public Transportation

On weekdays there are a few daily coach services to Rokua Healt & Spa from Utajärvi, Oulu and Vaala. Timetables (www.matkahuolto.fi)

Starting Points for Trails

Good starting points are, for example

  • Rokua National Park parking areas on the Keisarintie (Emperor's Road, southern side of the park) and Pooki (northwest side of the park) 
  • Information Center Suppa
  • Rokua Health & Spa
  • Hotel Rokuanhovi
  • Rokuan leirikeskus, Rokua YMCA Centre

 

Parking Areas

  • Rokua National Park parking area on Keisarintie (the Emperor's Road), southern side of the park
    WGS84-coordinates N 64.54879 E 26.49744
  • Pookivaara parking area on the north-west part of the National Park
    WGS84-coordinates 
    N 64.57084 E 26.48992
  • Rokuan Health & Spa, Kuntoraitti 2, Rokua.
  • Hotel Rokuanhovi, Jaakonjärventie 43, Rokua.
  • Rokua Camping Centre (Rokua YMCA Centre), Salmisentie 300, Rokua.
  • Information Center Suppa (www.rokuageopark.fi), Jaakonjärventie 2, Rokua.

Maps

Electronic Maps

Map of Rokua National Park. © Metsähallitus 2015

Other Maps

  • Terrain map R433 Vaala, 1:50 000. Maps are sold by well-stocked bookstores, Karttakeskus and the National Land Survey of Finland.
  • Maastokartta: Terrain map no 3423 04 Rokuanvaara, 1:20 000. The map can be bought from Karttakeskus or the National Land Survey of Finland.
  • Terrain map 3423 Utajärvi, 1:50 000. The map is sold by Karttakeskus, the National Land Survey of Finland and by well-stocked bookstores.
  • Rokuan ulkoilukartta: Rokua outdoor map, 1:20 000. The map can be bought from tourist services in Rokua, such as Rokua Health & Spa, Hotel Rokuanhovi and Information Center Suppa.
  • Rokuan latukartta: Rokua skiing trail map, 1:20 000. The map can be bought from tourist services in Rokua, such as Information Center Suppa.
  • Outdoor map Vuokatti ja Kainuun kansallispuistot (Vuokatti and Kainuu National Parks), 1:25 000. Karttakeskus 2015. Map is sold by Karttakeskus and well-stocked bookstores.
  • Retkeily GT Itä-Suomi: GT Outdoor Map Finland East, 2010, 1:250 000. The maps are sold by Karttakeskus and well-stocked bookstores.

Map Sales Points

Destination Brochure

Rokua National Park Brochure

Destination Brochure (julkaisut.metsa.fi)

Self-guided Tour: "7 Finnish National Parks"

Pdf-file 2,9 Mb (julkaisut.metsa.fi)

Self-guided Tour: "From the Baltic Sea to Wild Wooded Hills"

Pdf-file 573 kb (julkaisut.metsa.fi)

Parking Areas

  • Rokua National Park parking area on Keisarintie (the Emperor's Road), southern side of the park
  • Pookivaara parking area on the north-west part of the National Park
  • Rokuan Health & Spa, Kuntoraitti 2, Rokua.
  • Hotel Rokuanhovi, Jaakonjärventie 43, Rokua.
  • Rokua Camping Centre (Rokua YMCA Centre), Salmisentie 32, Rokua.
  • Information Center Suppa (www.rokuageopark.fi), Jaakonjärventie 2, Rokua.