Services in Puurijärvi and Isosuo National Park

Customer Service and Guidance

Services Offered by Enterprises and Organisations in the National Park

Meals, where to Buy and Prepare

Cafés, Restaurants and Catering Services

Campfire Sites

There are a campfire site in the National Park on the bank of Ala-Kauvatsanjoki River. There are table and benches at the campfire site.

Please note that there are no firewood at the campfire site.

Please note that lighting campfires is also forbidden at campfire sites if the forest fire warning or the grass fire warning is in effect. Check the current warnings (en.ilmatieteenlaitos.fi). This prohibition does not apply to cooking shelters or other fireplaces with a shelter and a flue.

Drinking Water

  • There is drinking water available in the nature information hut.

Waste Management

  • There are no waste-bins in the forest. Measures should be taken in advance to avoid taking unnecessary waste into the area. Biodegradable waste should be placed in a dry toilet or composter, and small amounts of clean paper and cardboard can be used as kindling in a campfire. Take all other waste out of the area.
  • Read more about Hiking without Littering.

Toilets

There are dry toilets on the parking areas of Kärjenkallio and Isosuo, and near the campfire site by Ala-Kauvatsanjoki River.

Overnight Stays

Camping

  • Camping out temporarily is allowed in the vicinity of Ala-Kouvatsanjoki campfire site.

About lodging in the surrounding area, ask in the towns of Huittinen (huittinen.fi), Kokemäki (kokemaki.fi) and Sastamala (sastamala.fi)

A picnic basket on a wooden table with shrubbery and deciduous trees in the background.

Accessible Services

  • The beginning of the trail leading from Kärjenkallio parking area to the bird watching tower is suited for use by disabled visitors. At the end of the easy to travel portion of the trail there is a lookout platform. The lookout platform is 400 m from the parking area. The toilet at Kärjenkallio parking area was also designed taking disabled visitors into consideration.

Services for Boaters

There are boat stages by the campfire place along the river Ala-Kauvatsanjoki.

A small jetty along the river Ala-Kauvatsanjoki.

Other Services in the Surrounding Areas

Check for Warnings

When forest and grass fire warnings (en.ilmatieteenlaitos.fi) are in effect, fire is only allowed at covered campfire sites that have a flue. A fire can be also lit in fireplaces at wilderness and other huts. Always use extreme caution when handling fire. The one who lights a fire is always responsible for its safe use. Please note, that making fire at these campfire sites can be banned locally. 

Drawing of a fireplace. The drawing shows the roof, the flue and off the ground.

Gathering at the campfire sites increases the risk of coronavirus infection. Guidelines concerning coronavirus COVID-19