Ristikallio Open Wilderness Hut

Ristikallio Open Wilderness Hut. Photo: Marko Niemelä


Open wilderness hut for 10 persons.

Maps and

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

Ristikallio, coordinates: Euref-Fin (~ WGS84) lat: 66° 24.0413' lon: 29° 07.2209'  ETRS-TM35FIN: N: 7366179 E: 594708

The wilderness hut is situated in the northern portion of Oulanka National Park on the bank of the River Aventojoki. The hut is on Karhunkierros Trail 5 km from the Ristikallio starting point.

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




A stove. Dry toilet.


Pets are allowed in the hut.

Safety on hiking

Waste Management     

Hikers are asked to bring their own waste out of the area. The nearest recycling point is  at Oulanka National Park Camping Ground. 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.

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