Puikkokämppä Day Trip Hut

Puikkokämppä Day Trip Hut. Photo: Marko Niemelä


Day Trip Hut for 10-15 persons

Maps and

North Ostrobothnia, Municipality of Kuusamo,
Oulanka National Park, Karhunkierros Hiking Trail

Puikkokämppä, coordinates: Euref-Fin (~ WGS84) lat: 66° 24.5803' lon: 29° 09.2094'  ETRS-TM35FIN: N: 7367230 E: 596153

The wilderness hut, which was previously a reindeer herders' cabin, is situated in the northern portion of Oulanka National Park on the shore of Lake Vaululampi. The hut is on Karhunkierros Trail 7,2 km from the Ristikallio trail starting point.

Oulanka National Park Map 
Rukatunturi-Oulanka outdoor map 1:50,000






No a stove or heater.

There is a dry toilet 100 m from the wilderness hut.

Pets are allowed in the hut.

Safety on hiking

Waste Management

Hikers are asked to bring their own waste out of the area. The recycling points are in Hautajärvi and Savilampi parking area. Read more about Hiking Without Littering.

Maintenance and Management

Metsähallitus, Parks & Wildlife Finland.

For more information contact:
Oulanka Visitor Centre tel. int. +358 206 39 6850 or Kuusamo Customer Service Karhuntassu tel. int. +358 206 39 6804.

Photo: Tuuli Turunen.

Information for Companies and Big Groups

Do you plan to organize guided excursions to the Finnish National Parks or other protected areas? It is possible due to partnership agreement with Metsähallitus, Parks & Wildlife Finland.


Many kinds of Huts for the Hiker. Please note, that it is not allowed for big groups or commercial groups to overnight in Open Wilderness Huts and in Day Trip Huts