Check for Warnings

When forest and grass fire warnings ( are in effect, fire is only allowed at covered campfire sites that have a flue. A fire can be also lit in fireplaces at wilderness and other huts. Always use extreme caution when handling fire. The one who lights a fire is always responsible for its safe use. Please note, that making fire at these campfire sites can be banned locally. 

Gathering at the campfire sites increases the risk of coronavirus infection. Guidelines concerning coronavirus COVID-19

Winter maintenance in Liesjärvi National Park

(Updated 2023)

The trails are not maintained during the winter, so you should be prepared for snow, ice or wetness depending on the weather conditions. The Sikomäki parking area does not also have winter maintenance. You can find more detailed information on winter maintenance of parking areas here.

Domestic waters in Liesjärvi has been examined

(Updated 2023)

Water at the well at the Kortenemi farm yard is good domestic water, but water of the Korteniemi draw-well has not been examined. The water in the draw-well is only for watering the plants, not for drinking. Water from the Pirttilahti well (Hyypiö rental hut) is good domestic water.

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Tips for Outdoors

Knife and firewood.
Outdoor Guide: Making a fire