Services Offered by Enterprises and Organisations in Valtavaara-Pyhävaara

During a forest fire warning (, 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.

Following enterprises and other organisations offer services in the nature reserve. They have a cooperation agreement with Metsähallitus and they follow the principles of sustainable nature tourism ( when operating in the nature reserve.

  • Escape Room Kuusamo (
    • Escape Room Game
    • Equipment for rent: slide snow shoes, fatbikes (electric), SUP boards
  • Finnature Oy (, in Finnish)
    • Bird- and photography excursions
    • Equipment rental: photography hides
    • Photography and bird courses 
    • Rental cabins, conference room
    • Skiing, canoeing, white water rafting, fishing, snow shoe walking, snow mobiling 
    • Equipment rental: canoes, snow shoes, snow mobiles
    • Meals in terrain
    • Transportation to canoeing excursions
    • School camps
    • fishing, dog-sleigh rides, white water rafting, snowmobile tours, hiking, reindeer-sleigh rides, cycling, aurora trips, ice fishing
    • café-restaurant, outdoor dining, meals in the terrain, reserved catering
    • equipment for hire: mountain bikes, snowmobiles, snowshoes
    • sauna for rent
    • restaurant and café services in Kuusamo city centre and in Oulanka Visitor Centre 
    • reserved catering and meals in the terrain
    • Programme services in Ruka
    • In summer and autumn: Hiking trip to Valtavaara fell, Introduction to Nordic Walking and trip to Ruka fell, Mountain bike Tour up and down around Ruka
    • In winter: snowsports lessons and courses