Jero, Rental Hut

Rental Hut, 4–5 persons / 35 m², 1 room, kitchenette and sauna.


The reservations from our webshop ( of reservation for the rental hut. Available for rent all year round. 

The Jero rental hut is located on the eastern shore of Lake Jerojärvi in Koli National Park.


  • Eastern Finland, North Karelia Region, Municipality of Lieksa, Koli National Park
  • Jero, coordinates: Euref-Fin (~ WGS84) lat: 63° 04.1818' lon: 29° 49.2905'  ETRS-TM35FIN: N: 6996484 E: 642541
  • Kotaniementie 27, 83960 Koli


It is possible to hike to Jero hut. The distance from Ukko-Koli to Jero via Ikolanaho is approximately 3.8 km.

Driving Instructions

From Koli Nature Centre Ukko, drive downwards along Ylä-Kolintie Road for 2 km and turn left onto Jerontie Road. Continue for 1.3 km and turn left onto Kotaniementie Road. Continue for 2.6 km and turn right, as shown on the signpost, to the yard of the Jero rental hut. 



Prize group A
 (1.1.-12.6. and 29.8.-31.12)
1st day 95 €
2nd–7th day 86 €
Prize group B (13.6.-28.8.)
1st day 110 €
2nd–7th day 100 €

Rental time 14:00–12:00.
No reservations longer than one week at a time.


Keys to the rental hut are placed in the key box next to the door of the hut. The key box opens with a 4-digit key combination. Before the reservation, the key combination and other important information about the hut is sent to the e-mail address provided when making the booking (please also check the files attached and your spam folder). If you have not gotten the key combination at least two weekdays before the beginning of your reservation, please contact Koli Nature Centre Ukko
When you arrive at the hut, enter the code in the box by rotating the numbers in the key box. Take the key from the box, unlock the hut, and put the key back in the box. Roll the numbers back to zero again. Always keep the keys inside the key box, so they won’t get lost or locked inside the hut. At the end of the reservation, leave the keys in the same box.


  • The well in Jero reservable hut is out of commission. Therefore do not drink the hut's tap water even after boiling it. It it recommended to bring enough drinking and domestic water with you to the hut. It is also possible to borrow water containers and get clean drinking water from the Koli Nature Centre Ukko
  • There are two beds in the bedroom and three beds (bunk bed + sofa) in the kitchen/main room, mattresses, pillows and blankets, no linen.
  • Electric heating and two heat-storing fireplaces.
  • A water closet.
  • Electric cooker/oven, refrigerator with an ice box, microwave oven, coffee maker, electric water boiler, tableware and cutlery for five people, vacuum cleaner.
  • Wood-burning lakeside sauna, rowing boat, 2 life vests for adults and 1 for children, dry toilet and campfire place and a composter for biowaste.
  • Dishwashing liquid, spices, fire-making equipment and toilet paper are not included.


  • Please check Koli National Park's What's New before arrival.
  • Please leave no litter or other traces of your visit.
  • You must carry the water to the sauna from the lake year around. The water tank of the sauna stove must be full of water when warming up the sauna. In mid winter there is a hole in the ice covered with a deck. If there are severe frosts, there is a tool in the dry toilet’s storage room for breaking the ice. Remember to empty the water containers in the sauna (pots and the water tank of the heater) after use, because the water will break the containers when it freezes. 
  • Please do not use the lake water or swim in it, if you see marks of blue-green algae blooming ( Metsähallitus is not held responsible for possible blue-green algae blooming.
  • Do not wash up or wash yourself directly in a lake or a river or on top of a well, because this will cause water pollution, eutrophication and e.g. blue-green algae blooming. Use only biodegradable detergents and pour your washing water into the ground at a sufficient distance from the water body.
  • Lure fishing with a single rod is permitted at Jero, but persons aged 18-64 years must pay the fisheries management fee ( For trap fishing with a fish trap or net, in addition to paying the fisheries management fee, you will need local trap fishing permit, which can be purchased from Sale Koli (Kolintie 94, Lieksa).
  • There are no accessible services in the hut.
  • Pets are permitted in the hut.
  • Camping in the yard is prohibited.
  • In the summertime it's recommended to bring a mosquito net with you to quarantee a good night's sleep.
  • Metsähallitus is not to be held responsible for possible disconnections in electricity network during storms.
  • Safety on hiking.

Maintenance and management

General customer service, customer feedback and maintenance: 
Metsähallitus, Parks & Wildlife Finland,  
Koli Nature Centre Ukko, tel. int. +358 40 7732442.

Booking, payments, and cancellations: 
Erä Customer Service ( 

Booking information

Book from Eräluvat-webshop

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

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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