Jatkonsalmi Pääpirtti Rental Hut

Rental Hut, 28 people, 240 m2, a meeting facility and eight rooms


Hossa Visitor Centre, telephone +358 (0)206 39 6041. Terms of reservation for the Jatkonsalmi Pääpirtti Rental Hut. Please see the place for collecting the keys.

A loggers' cabin in the Hossa National Park, on the shore of Lake Jatkonjärvi. The hut is suitable for recreational and training events, as well as for camp activities, also for the disabled. The Teräväpää hut is located in the same yard. 



300 €/night + 10 € handling cost, 2,100 €/week + 10 € handling cost (the prices include VAT 10%).


  • Pääpirtti has eight rooms, a kitchen and a large eating/meeting facility.
  • Electric lighting, electric heating, a fireplace/baking oven, indoor toilets. No television.
  • Bunkbeds in the rooms.
  • In the kitchen: an oven, a cooker, a refrigerator, a dishwasher, a microwave oven and a coffeemaker.
  • In the yard: a lakeside sauna (including showers and an electric sauna stove), a covered BBQ area, a smoker, a boat, a campfire site and electricity sockets for cars. All of these are shared with those staying at the Teräväpää Rental Hut.
  • A good swimming shore.
  • Pääpirtti is suitable for the disabled.  
  • Meal and programme services can be ordered from the visitor centre, for example.


Information on collecting the key

  • Hossa Visitor Centre, Jatkonsalmentie 6, 89920 Ruhtinansalmi.   
  • When collecting the key, the customer must present the receipt of the paid hut rent.
  • The key must be returned to its collection point.
  • Keys are not delivered by post.


  • Address: Jatkonsalmentie 42, Suomussalmi
  • After the Hossa Visitor Centre, drive along Jatkonsalmentie Road for about 4 km. The road ends at the Jatkonsalmi yard. Pääpirtti is the larger red log building.
  • Coordinates for Jatkonsalmi: WGS84 lat: 27.8893 lon: 27.3802, ETRS-TM35FIN: n=7262479 E=613793
  • Distances: Hossa Visitor Centre 4 km, the village of Hossa 9 km and Juntusranta about 36 km. The closest neighbour is located in the same yard.

By Car  

  • You can drive to the yard of the hut. 


  • 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 area 5502 Hossa. Small game hunting area 5602 surrounding the future national park. A licence is required. Read more about hunting licences (www.eräluvat.fi).
  • It is allowed to bring pets in the hut.
  • Safety on hiking


Maps of the Hossa National Park 

Layout of the Pääpirtti Rental Hut. Photo: Parks and Wildlife Finland

Map of Hossa Hiking Area © Parks and Wildlife Finland

Maintenance and Management

Metsähallitus, Parks & Wildlife Finland.
For more information contact Hossa Visitor Centre
tel. int. +358 206 39 6041, +358 40 751 7221