Services Offered by Enterprises and Organisations in Oulanka National Park

Check regional Covid-instructions before your hiking trip or a visit to a nature center.

Liminganlahti Nature Centre is closed 1.1.-4.2.2022. The Finnish Nature Centre Haltia is closed 10.1.–1.2.2022. Koli Nature Centre Ukko is closed 1.1.–20.2.2022. Kuusamo Customer Service Karhuntassu is closed 13.1.–31.1.2022.

In other nature centers in Finland, we require the use of a facial mask and keeping the 2 meter distance to other visitors. In addition, there may be requirements to show the Covid pass, and/or the number of visitors can be limited. More information Nature centers. The length of the restrictions depends on the region. More regional information can be found at the Finnish institute for health and welfare website.

Following enterprises and other organisations offer services in the national park. They have a cooperation agreement with Metsähallitus and they follow the principles of sustainable nature tourism ( when operating in the national park.

Certified Guides of the Oulanka National Park

Having gained an extensive knowledge of Oulanka National Park, the certified guides of the Oulanka National Park provide various guide services at Oulanka and in its surrounding areas. These guides were granted an Oulanka National Park Certified Guide certificate by Metsähallitus. Some of the guides are at the service of cooperating enterprises and the others work as independent guides. More detailed product descriptions can be enquired directly from the guides. 

  • Eeva-Liisa Kanniainen (guidance in Finnish and English)
    • Tel. +358 44 0707 605, e-mail: fiorella(at) 
  • Eki Karjalainen (guidance in Finnish and English)
    • Tel. +358 44 2050 468
  • Mari Lahtinen (guidance in Finnish and English)
    • Tel. +358 50 5361 925, e-mail: marilahtinen73(at)
  • Piritta Liikka (guidance in Finnish and English)

All Cooperation Enterprices

Guided Tours and Nature and Outdoor Activities

Equipment Rental

Food and Catering Services 

Transportation Services

Lodging and Conference Space Services 

Other Services

For Entrepreneurs

Tourist entrepreneurs operating in national parks or other areas managed by Metsähallitus need a cooperation agreement. A fee is charged for using the routes and service infrastructure for business activities.