Directions

By Public Transportation

  • Visitor arriving by airplane (www.finavia.fi) or train (www.vr.fi) in Rovaniemi and Kemijärvi can take a connecting coach (www.matkahuolto.fi) to Pyhä-Luosto. The names of busstops are Pyhätunturi and Luosto in timetable search. There is a daily SkiBussi -bus travelling between the area's ski resorts. During winter this bus runs several times a day.
  • Journey.fi provides information on public transportation to Pyhä-Luosto (www.journey.fi)

Map of the surroundings of Pyhä-Luosto National Park

By Car

  • From road 4 between Rovaniemi and Sodankylä, turn onto road 962, which leads to Pyhä-Luosto, at the village of Torvinen.
  • From road 4 you can also turn onto road 19746 at the village of Aska. This road also leads to Puhä-Luosto.
  • From road 5 running between Kemijärvi and Pelkosenniemi, turn onto road 962, which leads to Pyhä-Luosto, at the village of Vuostimo.
  • The roads leading to Pyhä-Luosto are clearly marked.
  • Cars can be parked at the Luosto holiday resort or at Hotel Pyhätunturi.
  • Visitors can leave their cars at the parking area for the Luosto ski slopes, at the Pyhä-Luosto Visitor Center Naava parking area or at either the Rykimäkero or Luostonloma parking area which are both by road 962.
  • Driving directions to Pyhä-Luosto Visitor Centre Naava.  

Starting Points for Excursions

The starting point for excursions is the parking area at the Luosto holiday resort, just below the resort's ski slopes. Information boards at Luoston Portti are by this parking area. At the Pyhätunturi end of trails, the starting point is located at Pyhä-Luosto Visitor Centre Naava. Visitors can also get to the Pyhä-Luosto hiking trails from the forest road leading to Lake Huttujärvi or from either the Rykimäkero or Luostonloma parking area.

Maps

Electronic Map

Map of Pyhä-Luosto National Park © Metsähallitus 2014

Other Maps

  • Pyhä-Luosto ulkoilukartta: Pyhä-Luosto outdoor map, 1:50 000, Karttakeskus 2014.
  • Pyhä-Luosto Geological outdoor map, 1:50 000, GTK 2007.
  • Maastokartat: Terrain maps, U433 Luosto, U511 Pelkosenniemi, T522 Tapionniemi, 1:50 000,
  • Salla Savukoski Waterproof Outdoor Map, 1:100 000, Karttakeskus 2016.
  • Outdoor GT Northern Finland, 2016, 1:400 000.

Map Sales Points

Parking Areas

In Pyhä

In Luosto

Destination Brochure

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Trail Brochure, summer

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Trail Brochure, winter

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These maps will help you plan your excursion, but they will not help you navigate in the wilderness!

Self-guided Tour: "Accessible Wilderness"

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