Koli Nature Centre Ukko

Welcome to Koli Nature Centre Ukko

The Koli Nature Centre Ukko offers Finland's best known national landscape, the hills of Eastern Finland and heritage sites. The Koli Heritage Exhibition displays Koli's geological features, natural environment and culture in a variety of ways and provides advice and tips for hiking in the Koli National Park. The Nature Centre is only a few hundred metres from the Ukko-Koli lookout point – one glimpse of the national landscape and you will be captivated by Koli forever.

Opening Hours 2018


1.1. 12 am–5 pm
2.1.–7.1. Mon–Sun 10 am–5 pm
8.1.–11.2. Mon–Sat 10 am–5 pm, Sun 10 am–3 pm
12.2.–1.4.  Mon–Sun 10 am–5 pm
2.4– 13.5. Mon–Sat 10 am–5 pm, Sun 10 am–3 pm
14.5. - 22.6. Mon - Sun 10 am - 5 pm
23.6. - 12.8. Mon - Sun 9 am - 7 pm
13.8. - 28.10. Mon - Sun 10 am - 5 pm
28.10. - 31.12. Mon - Sat 10 am - 5 pm, Sun 10 am - 5 pm
24.12. closed
25.12. 12 am - 5 pm
26.12. 10 am - 3 pm

We reserve the rights to changes.

Contact Information

Address: Ylä-Kolintie 39, 83960 Koli (Lieksa), Finland

Telephone: +358 206 39 5654

E-mail: ukko(at)metsa.fi

Location: Koli (www.koli.fi), Lieksa (www.lieksa.fi), Koli National Park. Read more

Arrival: By car and public transportation. Read more

Visit: Opened on weekdays from 10 am to 5 pm. On weekends and holidays, opening hours vary seasonally. Exhibitions and picture shows are subject to a fee. Advance bookings are required for guided tours subject to a fee. Read more

Things to Do and See: The Koli Heritage Exhibition, temporary exhibitions, audiovisual presentations, guided tours for groups, reference library, a media studio, children's playroom, nature trails and events. Read more

Suitability: Suitable for visitors of all ages and visitors with mobility difficulties, for groups, families or individual visitors. Also pets are welcome.

Services: Hiking and tourist information services, guided tours, national park rental hut bookings, conference services, café Vakka. Read more

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

The Nature Centre is managed by Metsähallitus.