Hirvisuo Mire Reserve Directions and Maps

Map of the surroundings of Hirvisuo. © Metsähallitus 2005


By Car

  • You can get to the southern part of the mire reserve, where the bird watching tower and nature trail are located by taking road 20 (Oulu - Kuusamo).
  • Hirvisuo Mire Reserve is 45 km from the town of Oulu and 40 km from Pudasjärvi.
  • Driving directions to Liminka Bay Visitor Centre

By Public Transportation

  • Some of the coaches travelling between Oulu and Kuusamo and Oulu and Pudasjärvi stop about 1 km from Hirvisuo parking area in the direction of Pudasjärvi. There are several coaches daily.
  • Timetables are available on the Matkahuolto (www.matkahuolto.fi) Travel Services website.

Starting Points for Excursions

  • The duckboards leading to the mire reserve's nature trail and bird watching tower start off at Hirvisuo parking area, which is located on road 20 (Oulu - Kuusamo).


Electronic Maps

Map of Hirvisuo Mire Reserve.

Other Maps

  • Basic maps 3513 02, 03 and 05, 1:20 000. Maps are sold by Karttakeskus Map Center, the National Land Survey of Finland and well-stocked bookstores.
  • Terrain map R444 Hetekylä, 1:50 000. The map is sold by well-stocked bookstores, Karttakeskus Map Center and the National Land Survey of Finland.
  • Retkeily GT Länsi-Suomi: Outdoor GT West Finland, 2015, 1:250 000.The maps are sold by Karttakeskus and well-stocked bookstores.
  • GT tiekartta Länsi-Suomi: GT Roadmap Finland West, 2014, 1:250 000. The maps are sold by Karttakeskus and well-stocked bookstores.
  • Forest map 9-10, 1:250 000. Metsähallitus. The maps are sold by Syöte Visitor Centre.

Map Sales Points

Excursionmap.fi: Hirvisuo

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

Pdf-file 573 kb (julkaisut.metsa.fi)