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No firewood at Harrisuvanto campfire spot

(Updated 24.9.2020)

Currently there is no firewood at Harrisuvanto campfire spot. Harrisuvanto is locates along Karhunkierros and Pieni Karhunkierros hiking trails. The location is marked with a star on the map below. 

You can make a campfire at the Pyöreälampi or Siilastupa campfire spots, where there is firewood available in the wood sheds.

Collecting and burning any wood from the nature in the National Park area is forbidden Please use firewood sparingly.

More information about making a fire

Map of Pieni Karhunkierros Hiking Trail



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When forest and grass fire warnings (en.ilmatieteenlaitos.fi) 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