Hossanki Rental Hut

Exceptionally, bookings for the reservation and rental huts maintained by National Parks Finland for the year 2025 can only be made starting from the beginning of November 2024. More information

Rental Hut, 2 + 2 people, 30 m², one room.


Rental season all year round.

Reservations on​​​​​​​ web store (eraluvat.fi).
Terms of reservations of Hossanki Rental Hut. Please see the place for collecting the keys

A hut built of logs in the Hossa National Park on the shore of the crystal-clear Lake Iso-Valkeinen.

Booking information

Book from Eräluvat-webshop



  • Rental period all year round, prices 2024 70 €/night, 490 €/week. 
  • Midsummer 2024 Thu-Sun, a total of 277 €
  • The prices include VAT (10%).


  • One room with two bunkbeds.
  • Candles, a gas cooker (no oven), an earth cellar, a wood-burning stove, a dry toilet, drinking water from the well.
  • The water must be boiled before using it for food. If necessary, you can get drinking water from the visitor centre.
  • A sauna in the same building (entry to the sauna via a small terrace).  
  • A shallow and sandy beach, distance to the shore 20 m.
  • A boat and life jackets.
  • A campfire site, a smoker.  
  • Suitable for children.


Information on collecting the key

  • Keys to the rental hut will be placed in the key box next to the door of the hut. A 4-digit key combination for opening the key box will be sent to you attached to your reservation confirmation by e-mail. If you have not received a booking confirmation and/or code please take contact to Visitor Centre Petola, tel.  +358 40 825 6060  or email petola@metsa.fi.
  • The key must be returned to its collection point.
  • Keys are not delivered by post.


  • Address: Pistonlehdontie 207, Suomussalmi
  • After the Hossa Visitor Centre, drive along Jatkonsalmentie Road for slightly more than 3 km and turn to the right. Continue for about 4 km, turn to the left and drive to the yard of the hut, which is located on the shore.
  • Coordinates for the Hossanki Rental Hut: WGS84 lat: 29.5055 lon: 22.8021, ETRS-TM35FIN: n=7265344 E=610146
  • Distances: Hossa Visitor Centre 8 km, the village of Hossa 13 km and Juntusranta about 40 km. The closest neighbour 300 m.

By Car

  • You can drive to the hut.


  • The hut will not be pre-heated before the beginning of the booking period. Due to the long distances, the maintenance services are not able to check the condition of the hut after the rental period of each customer. If the hut has not been cleaned or things are not as they should, please immediately contact the maintenance services of the hut upon arrival.  
  • Hossa Visitor Centre rents out linen. Other visitor centre services: a café‒restaurant, maps and brochures, guided excursions and equipment rental (boats, canoes, kayaks as well as hiking and fishing gear).
  • The area boasts 90 km of marked hiking trails and 60 km of cross-country skiing trails. The terrain is ideal for exercising.
  • Sights at Hossa: Värikallio Rock Paintings (in Finnish) and the Lounatkoski mill (in Finnish).
  • Fishing and Hunting:
  • It is allowed to bring pets in the hut.
  • Safety on hiking


Maintenance and Management

Metsähallitus, Parks & Wildlife Finland.

More information Hossa Visitor Centre, tel. int. 0206 39 6041, 040 751 7221

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Terms of reservation

Read the terms of reservation.

Guidelines on using Rental Huts

Read Guidelines on using Rental Huts.

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Outdoor Etiquette

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1. Respect nature.

2. Mainly use marked trails.

3. Camp only where it is allowed.

4. Light your campfire only where it is allowed.

5. Do not litter.

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