Services in Valkmusa National Park

14.7.2021
During a forest fire warning (ilmatieteenlaitos.fi), fire is only allowed at covered campfire sites that have a flue or in fireplaces at huts, but only with extreme caution. The one who lights the fire is always responsible for its safety. Making a fire at campfire sites can be banned locally.

Customer Service and Guidance

  • There is no customer service in the area. There is an information board at the parking area.
  • More information on the park can be found at Finnish Nature Centre Haltia.

Services Offered by Enterprises and Organisations in the National Park

Meals, Where to Buy and Prepare

  • The National Park has no water point.
  • There are no restaurant services in the National Park. The closest services can be found in the village of Siltakylä in the municipality of Pyhtää.

Day Trip Hut and Campfire Site

  • The Moronvuori Day Trip Hut (in Finnish) is located on the eastern edge of the park at the foot of Moronvuori Hill. A marked trail leads to the hut. There is a wood stove for preparing food but no dishes in the hut.
  • There is a campfire site on the grounds of the hut.
    • Please note that lighting campfires is also forbidden at campfire sites if the forest fire warning or the grass fire warning is in effect. Check the current warnings (en.ilmatieteenlaitos.fi). This prohibition does not apply to cooking shelters or other fireplaces with a shelter and a flue.

Waste Management

  • There are no waste-bins in the area so avoid bringing unnecessary waste into the area. Take all the waste that accumulates during your trip out of the National Park. 
  • Biodegradable waste should be placed in a dry toilet or composter, and small amounts of clean paper and cardboard can be used as kindling in a campfire. 

Toilets

Overnight Stays

Accessible Services

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

Other Services in the Surrounding Area

Check for Warnings

When forest and grass fire warnings (en.ilmatieteenlaitos.fi) 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. 

Gathering at the campfire sites increases the risk of coronavirus infection. Guidelines concerning coronavirus COVID-19