Pärnälahti Red, Rental Hut

Rental Hut, 9 persons, 3 rooms, kitchenette, sauna


The reservations from our webshop (verkkokauppa.eraluvat.fi)Terms of reservation for the rental hut. In 2021 available for rent 1st April – 31st October.

Pärnälahti Red Rental Hut is on the shores of Lake Pielinen in the southern part of Koli National Park, at the bottom of a bay near a shallow sandy beach.


  • Eastern Finland, North Karelia Region, Municipality of Lieksa, Koli National Park
  • Pärnälahti, coordinates: Euref-Fin (~ WGS84) lat: 63° 01.7517' lon: 29° 57.4213' ETRS-TM35FIN: N: 6992283 E: 649592
  • Rantatie 136c, 83960 Koli

Driving Instructions

From Koli Nature Centre Ukko, drive downwards along Ylä-Kolintie Road for 2 km and turn right towards the Koli village. Distance from the Nature Centre to the Koli village is altogether 3,6 km. When you reach the village, turn right onto Merilänrannantie towards Loma-Koli and drive for roughly 1 km, then turn right onto Rantatie road and continue for another 1 km until you reach the harbor. After Koli Harbour, continue south along Rantatie for 12.6 km to the south and turn onto the road that turns left.

There is a barrier at the intersection, and the distance is approximately 700 m to the hut from the barrier. You can open the lock in the barrier with your hut keys. You can drive directly to the hut yard.



Prize group A (1.5.-12.6. and 29.8.-31.10.)
1st day 85 €
2nd7th day 76 €
Prize group B (13.6.-28.8.)
1st day 100 €
2nd7th day 90 €

Rental time 14:00–12:00.
No reservations longer than one week at a time.


Keys to the  Pärnälahti Red rental hut will be placed in the key box next to the door of the hut. A 4-digit key combination for opening the key box will be sent to you no later than two days before the beginning of your reservation.The combination will be sent to the phone number or e-mail address provided when making the booking. Leave the keys in the same key box when you leave after your stay.


  • Sleeping spots for 9: single beds for 7 and a bunk bed. Mattresses, pillows, and blankets included, no linen.
  • Electric heating, wood-burning stove, electric cooker, refrigerator, coffeemaker, cooker hood, microwave oven, and cutlery.
  • A log-built sauna, dry-toilet, and rowing boat.
  • Visitors must bring their own drinking water (available e.g., at Koli Nature Centre Ukko).
  • Dishwashing liquid, spices, fire-making equipment and toilet paper are not included.
  • Please leave no litter or other traces of your visit.


  • There are no accessible services in the hut.
  • Pets are permitted in the hut.
  • Camping in the yard is prohibited.
  • Metsähallitus is not to be held responsible for possible disconnections in electricity network during storms.
  • Safety on hiking

Maintenance and Management

Metsähallitus, Parks & Wildlife Finland, tel. int. +358 206 39 5654.

Booking information

Book from Eräluvat-webshop

Terms of reservation

Read the terms of reservation.

Guidelines on using Rental Huts

Read Guidelines on using Rental 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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