Services in Oulanka Visitor Centre

During a forest fire warning (, fire is only allowed at covered campfire sites that have a flue or in fireplaces at huts, but only with extreme caution. The one who lights the fire is always responsible for its safety. Making a fire at campfire sites can be banned locally.
  • Information on the natural features and hiking opportunities in the Oulanka and Riisitunturi National Parks and in the other national parks and nature reserves in the nearby region. For hire: child backpack carriers.
  • For sale: maps of the nearby areas, books, posters, fishing licences and themed products on the Oulanka and Riisitunturi National Parks.
  • The visitor centre's auditorium is available for hire for private occasions (max. 40 people). Price: 50€/hour or part of an hour (incl. VAT 10%). Outside normal opening hours, fees will be doubled.
  • Restaurant services: Restaurant Ravintola Talonpöytä ( is open during the peak seasons. The selection of the restaurant includes soup lunch, hamburger meals, café products and local souvenirs. 

Tourist information:

Diners sitting at the tables in the canteen. There are products for sale in stands. Customers are choosing products by the counter.

Accessible Services

  • The visitor centre is accessible by wheelchair and pushchair from the parking area, which is located at a distance of 30-100 metres from the building.
  • The exhibition space can be toured by wheelchair and pushchair.
  • A toilet for the disabled and a baby care room.
  • The café accommodates 30 wheelchairs at a time, with special arrangements. 
  • The Könkään kuohu Trail (0.3 km), accessible for all, will take you to see the lower course of the gushing Kiutaköngäs Rapids.

The exhibition hall is an open room. Several photos and texts can be seen on the walls. A woman with a stroller is having a closer look at the exhibition.

Restaurant Ravintola Talonpöytä Oulanka

From June open daily 10-18

In summer season soup lunch is served from 11 to 15. Hamburgers and other tasty meals made of local ingredients can be ordered from the menu. Coffee, sweet and salty pastries and small selection of trekking foods and items are also available. Meal orders have to be made at the latest a half-an-hour before the closing time.

The restaurant is closed from the end of October until mid-February.

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