Yllästunturi Visitor Centre Kellokas

3.3..2021
There are differences in the epidemic situation between regions in Finland. Some Nature Centres may have to close. Check the current situation on the webpage of the Destination or Nature Centre you are planning to visit.
Large wooden building in sunny winter weather. Snow in the foreground and a snowy mountain slope in the background. On the wall illuminated lettering Kellokas.

Welcome to Yllästunturi Visitor Centre

A visit to the Yllästunturi Visitor Centre Kellokas is a holiday must for every visitor to Ylläs. Our customer service will guide you to the attractions of Pallas-Yllästunturi National Park and its finest hiking trails. The free ‘Meän elämää’ exhibition at the Visitor Centre introduces visitors to local nature and culture. You can also visit the changing art exhibitions and the Logging Museum. We organise  Nature Talks and numerous other events during the year. You can visit our shop to purchase maps and local products and to enjoy fell scenery over a cup of coffee. The Visitor Centre is accessible and suitable for families with children.

Opening Hours in 2021

1.1.–3.1. Mon–Sun 9am–5pm
4.1.–14.2. Mon–Sun 9am–4pm
15.2.–2.5. Mon–Sun 9am–5pm
3.5.–30.5. Mon–Fri 9am–4pm  
31.5.–3.10. Mon–Sun 9am–5pm
4.10.–10.10. Mon–Fri 9am–4pm
11.10.–31.10. Mon–Sun 9am–5pm
1.11.–31.12. Mon–Sun 9am–5pm 
 
Closed 13.5., 24.–25.12. 
 
Free entry.

Contact Information

Address: Tunturintie 54, 95970 Äkäslompolo (Kolari), Finland
Telephone: +358 206 39 7039
E-mail: kellokas(at)metsa.fi

Gateway to the Fells and Trails

Location: In the municipality of Kolari in Western Lapland, by a scenic road in the wilderness between the villages of Ylläsjärvi and Äkäslompolo. Read more.

Arrival: By car and public transportation. Read more.

Visit: There is no entrance fee to the visitor centre. Guided group tours cost 50 €/group/hour and they must be booked in advance. Read more.

Things to Do and See: Meän elämää (Our Life) exhibition, events, short films, and video presentations on nature and culture, Kellokas Gallery and Our Gallery, Kino Kellokas movie theatre, a Logging Museum, outsider art yard, nature trails, and guided tours. Read more.

Suitability: Excellent for families with children. Suitable for the disabled when accompanied by an assistant. Pet friendly Visitor Centre and Restaurant.

Services: Nature shop, fishing and hunting permits, Restaurant Halla (arcticexpereince.fi), conference services, nature education, tourist information services in the Ylläs and Kolari areas, Ylläksen Matkailuyhdistys ry, free WiFi, recycling point. Read more.

The Visitor Centre is managed by Metsähallitus.

This is the web page nationalparks.fi/yllastunturivisitorcentre