Petola is home to Finland's large carnivores
Location: In Kuhmo (www.kuhmo.fi, in Finnish), the Kainuu Region. Read more.
Arrival: By car. Read more.
Visit: Open from the beginning of May to the end of October. At other times by agreement. There is no entrance fee to the visitor centre. Guided group tours cost 50€/group/hour and they must be booked in advance. Read more.
Things to Do and See: The Predators on the Prowl exhibition, events, short nature films, the Petola Nature Trail, guided group tours. Read more.
Suitability: An excellent location for families with children. Also suitable for the disabled. It is not allowed to bring pets in the visitor centre.
Services: large carnivore -themed products, fishing and hunting permits, licences for the snowmobile routes maintained by Metsähallitus, meeting services, nature education, WLAN. Café services for groups when booked in advance. Read more.
The Nature Centre is managed by Metsähallitus.