Taivalköngäs Open Wilderness Hut

This two floored wilderness hut was built at the beginning of the 1900s. It is situated on the bank of the River Oulankajoki on Karhunkierros Trail, 9 km north of Oulanka Visitor Centre.

Type

Open wilderness hut for 10-15 persons. 

Location

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

Maps

Coordinates

Taivalköngäs, coordinates: Euref-Fin (~ WGS84) lat: 66° 24.5227' lon: 29° 11.4147'  ETRS-TM35FIN: N: 7367180 E: 597798

Facilities

  • A stove and a gas cooker.
  • Dry toilet.

Notices

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, Kuusamo.

For more information contact

Oulanka Visitor Centre tel. int. +358 206 39 6850 or
Kuusamo Customer Service Karhuntassu tel. int. +358 206 39 6804.

Guidelines on Using Open Wilderness Huts

Read Guidelines on Using Open Wilderness Huts.

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.

Overnighting

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

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