They have a cooperation agreement with Metsähallitus and they follow the principles of sustainable nature tourism when operating in the national park.
Meals, Where to Buy and Prepare
Shops and Kiosks
The nearest shops and banks are located in the towns of Saarijärvi (22 km) and Viitasaari (39 km).
There is a cooking shelter on the eastern side of Lake Kotajärvi. There is a campfire place made of bricks, a fireplace and a stove.
The shelter is equipped with a coffee pot, a sauce pan, and sticks to grill sausages.
When the forest fire warning is in effect, fire lighting is allowed only in the built fireplace of the cooking shelter in Kannuslahti.
There is a well at the information point of the National Park.
There is also a well at Poika-aho Rental Hut.
There are no waste-bins in the area. Measures should be taken in advance to avoid taking unnecessary waste into the area. Biodegradable waste should be placed in a dry toilet and small amounts of clean paper and cardboard can be used as kindling in a campfire.
There are dry toilets at the information point of the National Park, at Lake Kotajärvi cooking shelter and at Poika-aho Rental Hut.
Camping out is allowed under Everyman's Right of access to the land, though campers are asked to stay by the shelter at Tulijärvi.
Poika-aho Rental Hut is a former Crown Tenant Farm located in the western edge of the park, along the Tulijärvi Trail. Information and reservations at Metsähallitus, Tel. int. +358 206 39 5270 (tue-fri 10:00-14:00), seitseminen(at)metsa.fi.
Lodging in the Surrounding Area
The Tulijärvi lean-to shelter is located along the Tulijärvi Trail, in the northwest, outside of the National Park. Also overnight stay is allowed in the lean-to shelter, which is maintained by the Town of Saarijärvi.
There are several accommodation options in the surroundings, more information can be found on the tourism pages of Saarijärvi region (www.visitsaarijarvi.fi).
Services for the Disabled
There are no special services for the disabled in Pyhä-Häkki National Park.
Other Services in the Surrounding Area
More services can be found in the centres of Saarijärvi (www.visitsaarijarvi.fi), 22 km and Viitasaari (www.viitasaari.fi, briefly in English), 39 km.
The nearest place to buy fuel is in the centre of Saarijärvi.