Services in Kauhaneva-Pohjankangas National Park

Customer Service

Tel. int. +358 206 39 5270 (mon-fri 09:00-15:00) 

Services Offered by Enterprises and Organisations in the National Park

Meals, where to buy and prepare

Campfire Sites and Lean-to Shelters

  • Nummikangas: campfire place
  • Salomaa Lean-to Shelter: campfire place
  • Katikanluoma Lean-to Shelter: campfire place

Please note that lighting campfires is forbidden also at the campfire places if the wildfire warning is in effect. Check the current warnings (

  • This prohibition does not apply to cooking shelters or other fireplaces with a flue and a roof. 

Two people by the campfire near the mire.

Drinking Water

  • There is a well at Salomaa camping site. We recommend boiling or otherwise cleaning the water before use as the water contains coliform bacteria.
  • There ia a well at the Nummikangas campfire place. The water is suitable for drinking.
  • Surface water, such as water from lakes, rivers and brooks should be boiled before drinking, because the quality of the water varies in different areas.

Waste Management

  • There are no waste-bins in the area. Measures should be taken in advance to avoid taking unnecessary waste into the area. Biodegradable waste should be placed in a dry toilet and small amounts of clean paper and cardboard can be used as kindling in a campfire. Toilets at the parking places are emptied with suction. Do not put any food waste or other garbage in them.
  • Read more about Hiking without Littering


  • There are dry toilets near the campfire places.

Overnight stays


  • Camping is allowed at Salomaa camping site, south of Lake Kauhalammi.
  • At Katikankanjoni you can spend the night in the Lean-to Shelter of Katikanluoma

Lodging in the Surrounding Area

Accessible Services 

Other Services in the Surrounding Area

  • There are all the basic services in the centre of the municipality of Karvia, 11 km away.

Sights in the Surrounding Area

Check for Warnings

When wildfire warnings ( are in effect, fire is only allowed at covered campfire sites that have a flue. A fire can be also lit in fireplaces at wilderness and other huts. Always use extreme caution when handling fire. The one who lights a fire is always responsible for its safe use. Please note, that making fire at these campfire sites can be banned locally. 

Drawing of a fireplace. The drawing shows the roof, the flue and off the ground.

Kauhaneva-Pohjankangas Brochure

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