Valtavaara Day Trip Hut


Day Trip Hut

Maps and


North Ostrobothnia, Municipality of Kuusamo,
Valtavaara Nature Reserve, Karhunkierros Hiking Trail

Valtavaara, coordinates: Euref-Fin (~ WGS84) lat: 66° 11.2080' lon: 29° 11.5117'  ETRS-TM35FIN: N: 7342459 E: 598736

This hut was originally a fire guard's home. It is situated on Valtavaara, the highest hill in Kuusamo. It is on Karhunkierros Trail, 4 km from Rukatunturi Fell, and by the Valtavaara Ski Trail.

Karhunkierros Hiking Trail's Map,
Rukatunturi-Oulanka outdoor map 1:50,000



A stove.


There is a dry toilet at Valtavaara campfire shelter, 300 m from the hut.
Pets are allowed in the hut.

Safety on hiking

Waste Management     

Hikers are asked to bring their own waste out of the area. Read more about Hiking Without Littering.

and Management     

Metsähallitus, Parks & Wildlife Finland.

For more information contact:
Oulanka Visitor Centre tel. int. +358 206 39 6850 or Kuusamo Customer Service Karhuntassu tel. int. +358 206 39 6804.

Photo: Tuuli Turunen.

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.


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