Directions to Rokua National Park

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.

Rokua National Park is located in Northern Ostrobothnia, just south of Highway 22. From Utajärvi, the distance to the park is about 25 km to the south; from Vaala, about 20 km to the west. The nearest airport and railway station are located in Oulu.

To the Hiking Trails

The hiking trails can be accessed from the Pitkäjärvi, Pooki or Jaakonjärvet parking areas (former Suppa Information Centre), or from the Rokua Health & Spa, Hotel Rokuanhovi, and the Rokua Camp Centre.

Starting points for summer trails and starting points for winter trails.

By Car to Rokua

Pitkäjärvi parking area at the southern edge of the park. WGS84 coordinates: N 64.54879 E 26.49744

Pookivaara parking area by the park’s northwestern border. WGS84 coordinates: N 64.57084 E 26.48992

Rokua Health & Spa. Kuntoraitti 2, Rokua.

Hotel Rokuanhovi. Jaakonjärventie 43, Rokua.

Rokua Camp Centre. Salmisentie 300, Rokua. 

Jaakonjärvet parking area. Jaakonjärventie 2, Rokua (former Suppa Information Centre).

Please note that the national park’s parking areas are not open in winter. The northern parts of Rokuanvaara can be accessed by turning from Highway 22 (Oulu-Kajaani) onto road 8293 that goes via Ahmas village and has signposts to the area. The national park’s southern border can be reached by taking road 8794 until Neittävä and following the signposts to the park.

Self-guided Tour: "From the Baltic Sea to Wild Wooded Hills"

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