Customer Service and Guidance

An information board in Öjen behind the board are large rocks and trees.

Meals and Cooking

There are several grocery stores, cafes and restaurants in Vaasa (visitvaasa.fi). Also the nearby village Sundom has a retail shop and a cafe.

Campfire

  • There is a campfire site along Öjen's nature trail.

Making an open fire is prohibited also at the campfire site when forest fire warning is in effect. Further information about lighting a fire.

Waste Disposal

  • There are no waste bins in the area so everyone takes responsibility for their own waste. 
  • Biodegradable waste can be placed in a dry toilet or composter and small amounts of clean paper and cardboard can be used as kindling in a campfire. Carry all other types of waste out of the forest in your backpack. 
  • Read more about litter-free hiking.

Toilets

  • There is a dry toilet at the campfire site. Bring toilet paper with you.

Staying Overnight

  • There is no camping area in Öjen, but traditional Finnish legal concept known as everyman's right (ymparisto.fi) allows you to camp overnight in a tent.  

Staying Overnight Nearby Öjen

Services for Physically Handicapped

  • There are no particular services for physically handicapped.