Yllästunturi Visitor Centre Kellokas

Yllästunturi Visitor Centre provides also tourist information about services in the Ylläs Area. Photo: Timo Karinen.

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 2020

1.1.–2.2. Mon–Sun 9am–4pm 
3.2.–3.5. Mon–Sun 9am–5pm 
4.5.–31.5. Mon–Sun 9am–4pm  
1.6.–27.9. Mon–Sun 9am–5pm  
28.9.–4.10. Mon–Fri 9am–4pm
5.10.–18.10. Mon–Sun 9am–4pm
19.10.–29.11. Mon–Fri 9am–4pm
30.11.–31.12. Mon–Sun 9am–5pm 
Closed 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, snowshoe rental, Restaurant Halla (arcticexpereince.fi), conference services, nature education, tourist information services in the Ylläs and Kolari areas, Ylläksen Matkailuyhdistys ry and WLAN. Read more.

The Visitor Centre is managed by Metsähallitus.

This is the web page www.nationalparks.fi/yllastunturivisitorcentre.