Kerojärvi Open Wilderness Hut

Kerojärven autiotupa. Kuva: Marko Niemelä.

Hut is in the Northern area of the Oulanka National Park on the lake Kerojärvi and in the middle of the Keroharjun kuiskaus hiking trail. Hut is built in 1950 century.

Type

Open wilderness hut for 10 persons. 

Location

North Ostrobothnia, Municipality of Kuusamo, Oulanka National Park and Keroharjun kuiskaus Trail.

Maps

Coordinates

Kerojärvi, Open Wilderness Hut: Euref-Fin (~ WGS84) lat: 66° 27.3054' lon: 29° 22.1751'  ETRS-TM35FIN: N: 7372639 E: 605606

Facilities

  • Stove.
  • Gas cooker.
  • Sauna is in the same building. Take notice that the sauna is not in use until summer 2020.

Notices 

  • Dry toilet is in 100 metres from the hut.
  • Pets are allowed in the hut.
  • Please use the firewood sparingly and only when needed. Firewood is delivered to the campfire sites during the winter with snowmobiles. During the summer, the firewood storages are filled where necessary.
  • Safety on hiking

Waste Management

Hikers are asked to bring their own waste out of the area. Read more about Hiking Without Littering.

Maintenance and Management

Metsähallitus, Parks & Wildlife Finland, Kuusamo.

For more information contact

Oulanka Visitor Centre tel. int. +358 206 39 6850 or
Kuusamo Customer Service Karhuntassu tel. int. +358 206 39 6804.

Guidelines on Using Open Wilderness Huts

Read Guidelines on Using Open Wilderness 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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