Oulanka Visitor Centre

Building in the spring. In the courtyard, a sign group.

Welcome to Oulanka Visitor Centre

Oulanka Visitor Centre will take you to gorgeous riverbanks and magnificent photography destinations. It will also provide you with unforgettable experiences. Here, you can obtain information on the gushing waterfalls, the legendary Karhunkierros Trail and the variety of services provided in the area. Start your nature adventure at Oulanka Visitor Centre.

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Customer service opening hours 2024

Oulanka Visitor Centre

15.5.-31.5. Tue-Sat 10 am - 4 pm
1.6.-30.9. Tue-Sun 10 am - 5 pm
1.10-31.10. Tue-Sat 10 am - 4 pm

Restaurant Ravintola Talonpöytä Oulanka

10.5.-31.5. Tue-Sat 10 am - 4 pm
From 3.6. Mon-Sun 10 am - 6 pm

There is free entry to the Visitor Centre and the National Park. National park is always open to everyone. Welcome!
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Customers at the service counter. The employee is behind the counter. There are products for sale at the counter. There is a plexiglass in between.

Contact Information

Address: Oulangan luontokeskus, Liikasenvaarantie 132, 93900 Kuusamo, Finland 
Telephone: +358 206 39 6850 
E-mail: oulanka(at)metsa.fi

The best place to gain information on Oulanka and Karhunkierros Trail - Oulanka Visitor Centre

Location: In Kuusamo, Northern Ostrobothnia, Oulanka National Park and Karhunkierros. Read more.

Arrival: By car and public transportation. Read more.

Visit: Open daily during the high season. Closed on Sundays and Mondays from November to January, as well as on Christmas holidays. There is no entrance fee to the visitor centre. Guided group tours at the exhibition and in the terrain of Oulanka National Park cost 50€/group/hour, and must be booked in advance. Read more.

Things to Do and See: The exhibition On the Banks of a Flowing River, films, events, guided tours, temporary exhibitions, day hiking trails, a nature trail (2 km) to the Kiutaköngäs Rapids, a memorial for the author Reino Rinne by the nature trail. Read more. 

Services: Hiking information, signposts guiding to hiking trails, nature education, a souvenir shop, fishing licences, an auditorium, a children's play corner, a library, lockable storages for belongings. Read more.

Suitability: An excellent location for families with children. Visitor centre is accessible except entry to library upstairs. Also pets are welcome.

The Visitor Centre is managed by: The Parks and Wildlife Finland, Metsähallitus.

This is the web page nationalparks.fi/oulankavisitorcentre

Restaurant Ravintola Talonpöytä Oulanka

E-mail: info(at)talonpoyta.fi
Tel. +358 40 124 2994
Website (talonpoyta.fi)

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