Lentua Rental Campfire Hut

Exceptionally, bookings for the reservation and rental huts maintained by National Parks Finland for the year 2025 can only be made starting from the beginning of November 2024. More information

Rental Campfire Hut, suitable for example for school camps or private events, 20 people, total area approx. 34 m2, a hallway and hut space. The hut is not meant for overnight stays. No electricity.


Reservations on Eräluvat web store (eraluvat.fi)
Kuhmo Visitor Centre PetolaTerms of reservation for the Lentua Rental Campfire HutSee where to pick up the keys.

Lapp Hut. Photo: Eeva Pulkkinen

There is a hexagonal campfire hut on the shores of Lake Lentuanjärvi at the neck of the Lentuankoski Rapids. There is room for about 20 people at the campfire hut. The ‘kota' hut is suitable for organising various occasions, events, meals, etc. It is not meant for overnight stays.

Booking information

Book from Eräluvat-webshop


 Oulu region and Kainuu, Kainuu, Kuhmo, Lentua Nature Reserve.

Address: Lentua Nature Information Hut, Niska-ahontie 200, 88900 Kuhmo. To Kuhmo 15 km and to Petola Visitor Centre 12 km from The Campfire Hut.

Arriving by car:
From Kuhmo, the distance to the rental campfire hut is about 15 km. From Kuhmo, drive along Kuhmo–Suomussalmi Road (no. 912) for 10 km and turn left onto Lentuankoskentie Road (no. 91283). Drive for about 3 km, whereafter turn right onto Niska-ahontie Road. Drive along this road for 2 km. The nature information hut and the rental campfire hut are located at the end of the road on the shores of Lentua. There is a parking area at the yard.

The Lentua rental campfire hut cannot be reached by public transport.



35 € / day


  • There is room for about 20 people at the ‘kota' hut. There is a campfire site in the centre of the hut. There are also candle holders in the hut. The hut does not have electricity, tap water or crockery. You must bring your own drinking water. The price includes the firewood. Please note that it takes some time before the hut is properly warm!
  • There are accessible dry toilets by the campfire hut
  • It is not possible to stay overnight at the rental ‘kota' hut.
  • No boat. It is possible to use your own boat. There is a launching site at the yard.
  • No waste management.


  • There is a box with a code lock on the wall of the Kuhmo Visitor Centre Petola (Lentiirantie 342 A). Inside the box are the keys to the hut. You will receive a code to open the lock upon booking. If you don't get the code, please contact customer service petola@metsa.fi, tel.  +358 206 39 6380.
  • Please remember to return the key to the lock box after your visit!
  • The key will not be delivered by post.


  • There are no washing or accommodation facilities at the hut.
  • The yard of the campfire hut is the starting point for the Lentua Nature Trail (6.5 km) and for the trail to Lentuankoski Rapids (1 km). There may be some hikers and boaters at the yard.  
  • The campfire hut is also accessible by wheelchair. There are accessible dry toilets by the campfire hut.
  • There are wide duckboards (300 m) by Lentuankoski Rapids, so the rapids can also be reached by wheelchair.
  • You may bring pets into the campfire hut only on private occasions.
  • The road to the yard is ploughed in winter but you may also have to clear the snow from the road by yourself.  
  • Safety on hiking.

Maintenance and Management

The area is managed by Metsähallitus, Parks & Wildlife Finland, Ostrobothnia–Kainuu.

More information from Kuhmo Visitor Centre Petola, tel.int. 0206 39 6380.

Terms of reservation

Read the terms of reservation.

Guidelines on using Rental Huts

Read Guidelines on using Rental Huts.

A hand holding a mobile phone showing Excursionmap.fi. Open the location of Lentua rental lapp hut in Excursionmap.fi.

Excursionmap.fi is a free map service provided by Metsähallitus. It can be used to search destinations, choose map layers and print maps.

Outdoor Etiquette

A cartoon picture of a family walking on a summer path.

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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