Customer Service

  • The main information point is Sammakkotammi. The Information Point is located by road 5850 on the shore of Lake Sammakkojärvi.
  • More information: Koli Nature Centre Ukko.

Services Offered by Enterprises and Organisations in the National Park

Meals, Where to Buy and Prepare

Campfire Sites

The park's campfire sites are located:

  • At Sammakkotammi
  • At Uiton kämppä Rental Hut
  • At Koirakivi rock
  • At Koseva and Venäjänhiekka camping sites

Please note that lighting campfires is forbidden if the forest fire warning is in effect!

Photo: Petri Jauhiainen

Drinking Water

  • A well can be found on the grounds of Uiton kämppä rental hut, but the water is recommented to boil before drinking.
  • Surface waters, like that in lakes, rivers and streams should be boiled or filtrated, before drinking it as water quality varies from one area to another.

Animal themes in Tiilikkajärvi. Photo: Kati Vähäsarja

Waste Management

  • There are no waste-bins in the National Park. Measures should be taken in advance to avoid taking unnecessary waste into the area. Of the waste that accumulates during your trip, you can compost biodegradable waste and use campfire sites to burn those articles which can safely be burnt. Take all other waste out of the area.
  • There are four recycling points in the park: at Sammakkotammi parking area, at Pohjoisniemi parking area, outside Uiton kämppä Rental Hut and at Venäjänhiekka Beach. Compost waste and that which cannot be burnt can be left at the recycling points. Read more about Hiking without Littering.


Dry toilets can be found:

  • At the Sammakkotammi information point
  • In the vicinity of Uiton kämppä rental hut and Tiilikanautio
  • At Koirakivi rock
  • At Pohjoisniemi parking area
  • At Koseva and Venäjänhiekka camping sites

A canoeist resting at Venäjänhiekka. Photo: Marko Haapalehto

Overnight Stays


Tiilikkajärvi National Park has two camping sites:

  • Venäjänhiekka camping site at Venäjänhiekka Beach.
  • Koseva camping site in the centre of Cape Pohjoisniemi.

Rental Hut

Uiton kämppä rental hut is intended for summer time use of organised group outdoor tours. It is situated in the centre of Tiilikkajärvi National Park, 3,5 km from Sammakkotammi parking area.

Open Wildernesshut

Koseva (2 persons).The open wilderness hut is located by Lake Tiilikka about midway along the southern shore of Pohjoisniemi headland which stretches far into the lake.Distance is 2km from Pohjoisniemi parking.

Where to Wash

The sauna at Uiton kämppä is included in the rent.

Uiton kämppä rental hut is intended for summer time use of organised group outdoor tours. Photo: Marko Haapalehto

Services for the Disabled

There are no special services for the disabled in the area.

Other Services in the Surrounding Area

The closest shops, banks, petrol stations and other services can be found in the municipality centre of Rautavaara (, in Finnish), which is 15 km from Tiilikkajärvi National Park.

Services Offered by Partners in Tiilikkajärvi National Park

Destination Brochure

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