Peukaloinen Rental Hut

Peukaloinen is located south of the Peukalolammi pond in the Liesjärvi National Park.

Location

Southern Finland, Kanta-Häme Region, Municipality of Tammela, Liesjärvi National Park
 

Peukaloinen, coordinates: Euref-Fin (~ WGS84) lat: 60° 41.8454' lon: 23° 53.3751'  ETRS-TM35FIN: N: 6733106 E: 330216

 
By car: From Highway 2 (Helsinki - Pori), take the Kanteluksentie road (road sign "Liesjärvi 8" at the junction, no 13 606). The distance from Forssa to the Kanteluksentie crossroads is 21 km. Drive roughly 5.5 km along Kanteluksentie. Another track (Katavalammintie) turns left from Kanteluksentie. Take this track and drive for some 300 metres, until you reach the information board. You can park your car there. The foot path to Peukaloinen starts from the board behind the barrier. The distance from the barrier to the hut is roughly 600 metres.

By public transportation: several express coaches (expressbus.fi) travel daily along Highway 2. The nearest bus stop is located on Highway 2 at the Kyynäräntie junction. The distance from the bus stop to Peukaloinen is some 7 km. The map is needed to find the route.

Maps

Excursionmap.fi

Hämeen järviylänkö outdoor map (Häme lake uplands) 1:50 000

Terrain map L421, 1:50 000

Price

55 € / day from 2 pm to noon, (incl. VAT 10 %).

Keys

Keys for the Peukaloinen reservable rental hut are available in the key cabinet located in dry toilet in the Peukaloinen courtyard. The key cabinet will open with the code that comes with the invoice.

Facilities

The hut has a heating stove, tableware, cooking utensils, candle lighting and a bunk. Please note that it takes some time before the hut is properly warm!  The yard has a toilet, woodshed and campfire site.

There are no waste collection containers at the hut, and visitors are required to take their waste away from the terrain. Read more about litter-free hiking.

Notices

The hut yard is not accessible by car. You must park your car at the information board roughly 600 metres from the hut.

Peukalolammi is a mire pool and is not user friendly for swimming. There is no official swimming spot in the area.

There is no well at the hut, so you must bring your own drinking water!

It is allowed to bring pets in the hut.

There are no accessible services in the hut.

Safety on hiking

Maintenance and Management

Metsähallitus, Parks & Wildlife Finland, tel. +358 206 39 5270.  

  A pond in the middle of the forest.

 

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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