Customer Service and Guidance

Metsähallitus Parks & Wildlife Finland 
Tel. +358 (0)206 39 5270

Services Offered by Enterprises and Organisations in the National Park

Meals, Where to Buy and Prepare

Campfire Sites

  • Kiljamo mire islet: An accessible cooking shelter, accessible campfire site and accessible dry toilet. 

Please note that lighting campfires is forbidden also on the campfire sites when the forest fire warning or the grass fire warning is in effect. Check the current warnings (

A fire lit in a cooking shelter can be seen in the foreground. A family is sitting around a table at the back of the shelter and having a meal.

Drinking Water

  • There is no tap water available in the National Park.

Waste Management

  • 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.
  • Read more about Hiking without littering.


  • There is an accessible dry toilet near the campfire site on the mire islet of Kiljamo.

Overnight Stays

  • Camping is not allowed in the National Park area.

Lodging in the Surrounding Area

Accessible Services 

  • The parking area at Kiljamo is a starting point for accessible routes in the national park.   
  • Visitors using wheelchairs can also take the forest gravel road from the parking area approximately 300 m to the Kiljamo nature observation tower. The nature observation tower has an accessible campfire site and accessible dry toilet.
A family with a wheelchair is hiking along a path surfaced with hard rock dust in the autumn.

Hikers and a buggy at a cooking shelter. The shelter houses an outdoor kitchen and a picnic table.

Other Services in the Surrounding Area

Check for Warnings

When forest and grass fire warnings ( 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.