Customer Service

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There is a tourist information map of the area at the parking site and at the campfire site (in Finnish, Swedish and English).

Services Offered by Enterprises and Organisations in the  area

Photo: Pertti Heinonen


Meals, Where to Buy and Prepare

Campfire Site

  • The Vaarunvuoret campfire site is located by the Särkijärvi pond.

Lighting campfires is forbidden also at the constructed campfire sites if the forest fire warning is in effect. More information about lighting campfires can be found at Hiking in Finland.

Drinking Water

  • Visitors should bring their own drinking water to the area.
  • Look at the tips for outdoors drinking water in Hiking in Finland -pages.

Photo: Pertti Heinonen

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 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 a dry toilet at the Vaarunvuoret campfire site.

Overnight stays

  • There are no designated places for overnight stays in the Vaarunvuoret area.

Lodging in the Surrounding Area

  • The Kotajärvi Rental Hut is located in the vicinity of the area.
  • The partners of Metsähallitus listed here offer tourist services in the vicinity of Leivonmäki National Park, located roughly 30 km from the area.

Services for the Disabled

  • There are no services for the disabled in the area.

Other Services in the Surrounding Area

  • The nearest shop is located in Putkilahti village some 6 km from Vaarunvuoret.
  • The nearest petrol station is in Korpilahti, roughly 14 km from the area.

Services Offered by Partners in Vaarunvuoret