Services in Korouoma Nature Reserve

17.1.2022
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.–26.1.2022. 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.
28.10.2021
On condition surveys of Koron korsu Rental Hut, Piippukota Campfore Shelter and Kaivoslampi Lean-to shelter, they were found to be in poor condition. Rental cottages are neither occupied nor bookable.

Customer Service and Guidance

Services offered by enterprises and other organisations in Korouoma nature Reserve

Following enterprises and other organisations offer services in the nature reserve. They have a cooperation agreement with Metsähallitus and they follow the principles of sustainable nature tourism when operating in national park.

A wooden bridge with handrails. A dense forest grows in the surroundings. There is a person walking a small dog on the other side of the bridge.

Meals, Where to Buy and Prepare

Shops

Fireplaces, Huts and Lean-to Shelters

  • Places where you can prepare food in the area are Kuulea day trip hut, Pajupuro open wilderness hut and 8 lean-to shelters and campfire sites.
    • Making open fires is always prohibited at both marked campfire sites and when fires are permitted by the land owner if a forest fire warning has been issued for the area (ilmatieteenlaitos.fi).
    • This prohibition does not apply to cooking shelters or other fireplaces with a flue.

A tall roof with the shape of a lean-to shelter in a snowy landscape. There are people having their packed lunch under the roof. A campfire is burning in the firepit in front.

Drinking Water

  • Waters in lakes, rivers and brooks should be boiled before it is drunk, as the quality of water differs from one area to another.
  • Drinking water from the parks water-system is at each person's own risk.
  • More information on Food and Drink.

Waste Management

  • In Korouoma Nature Reserve each visitor is responsible for the waste that accumulates during his/her stay. Biodegradable waste should be placed in a dry toilet or composter, and small amounts of clean paper and cardboard can be used as kindling in a campfire. Read more about Hiking without littering.

Dry toilets

  • There is a dry toilet at each wilderness hut and campfire site.
  • There is no toilet paper in dry toilets so take enough toilet paper with you.

Overnight Stays

Open Wilderness Hut

Rental Huts

  • Kaivoslampi, Piippukota and Koron Korsu rental huts are not available at the moment

Rental Cabins

The Following cabin is rented through Lomarengas Oy:

Lodging in the Surrounding Area

Other Services in the Surrounding Area