Pyhä-Luosto Visitor Centre Naava

The exhibiton in Visitor Centre Naava shows the distinctive features of the nature of Pyhä-Luosto National Park. Photo: Tapani Mikkola

Welcome to Pyhä-Luosto Visitor Centre Naava

Located at the root of Kultakero Fell, Pyhä-Luosto Visitor Centre Naava houses a fascinating nature exhibition on the nature and cultural history of Pyhä-Luosto National Park. Get your first taste of the area's deep ravines, high fell tops, and sacred sites of the ancient Forest Sámi people. Hiking information is available at the information point. Visitors can shop at NaavaShop, and enjoy lunch or local bakery products at Café Loimu.

Customer Service opening hours in 2024

(in the Visitor Centre, via phone or via email)

2.1. - 17.2. Tues - Sat 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
18.2. - 3.3. Sun - Thu 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
4.3. - 10.3. Mon - Fri 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
11.3. - 24.3. Tues - Sat 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
25.3. - 31.3. Tues - Sun 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
1.4. - 30.4. Tues - Sat 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Exceptional opening hours:
2.4. closed

We reserve the right to change the opening hours.

Free entry.

Café Loimu ( is open daily. On days when the Visitor Centre customer service is closed you can explore the exhibition on your own during Café Loimu´s opening hours.

Visitor Centre Naava in Pyhä-Luosto. Image: Anna Pakkanen

Contact Information

Address: Luontotie 1, 98530 Pyhätunturi (Pelkosenniemi), Finland
Telephone: +358 206 39 7302
E-mail: pyhaluosto(at)

Location: In Pyhätunturi ( Fell in Pelkosenniemi, Pyhä-Luosto National Park

Arrival: By car and public transportation.

Visit: There is no entrance fee to the visitor centre. Guided group tours of the exhibition are subject to order. Price: €50/hour/group or €1.5/person (school groups). Because of the coronavirus restrictions we can't organize guided tours of the exhibition inside, but you can visit the exhibition by your own. 

Things to Do and See: Exhibition, films, hiking advice, shop, events. 

Suitability: An excellent destination for families with children. The exhibition, films, shop, and cafe are accessible to all. The building has an accessible toilet. It is not allowed to bring dogs into the Visitor Centre. There are hooks outside the main doors, on both sides, where you can attach your dog. Ask for drinking cups for dogs from the customer service counter. 

Services: Café-restaurant Café Loimu, conference facility rental, nature education, information services, hunting permits issued by Metsähallitus, fishing permits to local areas, NaavaShop, and WLAN. Services provided by cooperating partners are also available. 

The Visitor Centre is managed by Metsähallitus.

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