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, the 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.
  • Dry toilet is in 100 metres from the hut.
  • Sauna is in the same building.

Waste Management

No trash bins. Please do not leave any litter or other traces of your stay. Read more about Hiking Without Littering

Notices 

  • 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

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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