Hossa Visitor Centre

Check regional Covid-instructions before your hiking trip or a visit to a nature center.

Liminganlahti Nature Centre is closed 1.1.-4.2.2022. The Finnish Nature Centre Haltia is closed 10.1.–1.2.2022. Koli Nature Centre Ukko is closed 1.1.–20.2.2022. Kuusamo Customer Service Karhuntassu is closed 13.1.–31.1.2022.

In other nature centers in Finland, we require the use of a facial mask and keeping the 2 meter distance to other visitors. In addition, there may be requirements to show the Covid pass, and/or the number of visitors can be limited. More information Nature centers. The length of the restrictions depends on the region. More regional information can be found at the Finnish institute for health and welfare website.
An aerial photograph of a building, cars are parked on an asphalted yard. A forest surrounds the building.

Opening Hours in 2020

1.6. – 30.9. Mon – Sun 10 am – 6 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, 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, an accessible toilet, an accessible nature trail (0.6 km). Also pets are welcome.

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: The Parks and Wildlife Finland, Metsähallitus.

This is the web page nationalparks.fi/hossavisitorcentre