Hossa Visitor Centre

Welcome to Hossa Visitor Centre

Hossa Visitor Centre is a hiker's heaven that provides the latest tips and instructions on hiking and fishing. At the visitor centre, you can buy maps of the area and the necessary permits, hire a boat or canoe and enjoy the delicacies at the café. At the Ståhlberg's meeting room, you can study the Värikallio rock paintings in advance before going to see them for real.

Opening Hours in 2017

1.11. - 31.12. closed, open by appointment

Opening Hours in 2018

1.1. - 28.2. closed, open by appointment
1.3. – 31.5. Mon – Sun 10 am – 4 pm

(29.4. – 1.4. Thu – Sun 10 am – 6 pm)
1.6. – 30.9. Mon – Sun 9 am – 8 pm

1.10. – 31.10. Mon – Sun 10 am – 4 pm 
1.11. - 31.12. closed, open by appointment

Other arrangements by appointment.

We reserve the rights to changes.

Free entry.

Contact Information

Address: Jatkonsalmentie 6, 89920 Ruhtinansalmi (Suomussalmi)

Telephone: +358 40 751 7221 +358 206 39 6041

E-mail: hossa(at)metsa.fi

Please, call if something urgent

Unfortunately we are unable to read e-mails at address hossa(at)metsa.fi on saturdays and sundays. In urgent cases please call to the Visitor Centre, tel. +358 (0)40 751 7221.

Location: Suomussalmi (www.suomussalmi.fi), Kainuu Region. Hossa National Park. Read more.

Arrival: By car and public transportation. Read more.

Visit: There is no entrance fee to the visitor centre. Guided group tours cost 50€/group/hour. The guided group tours must be booked in advance. Read more.

Things to Do and See: The nature trail, guided group tours. Read more.

Suitability: excellent for families with children,the café is accessible to all, a toilet for the disabled, an accessible nature trail (0.6 km).  

Services: café-restaurant, hiring of premises, information, fishing and hunting permits, meeting services, rental cabins, reception for the camping ground, boat and canoe rental, WLAN. Services provided by the cooperating partners are also available. Read more.

The visitor centre is managed by Metsähallitus. 

This is the web page www.nationalparks.fi/hossavisitorcentre