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My mother is from this region and we have been visiting the Oulanka National Park Visitor Center... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2018
tuut2017
Northern Finland Wilderness

Visitor centre about 1 km from Kiutaköngäs rapids. An oasis of civilization on the Karhunkierros... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2018
olli813
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Helsinki, Finland
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From Oulanka National Park Visitor Center you can help and information about hiking, camping and of course the Oulanka National Park. There is also an exhibition in the Visitor Center.
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Liikasenvaarantie 132, Oulanka National Park 93900, Finland
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+358 20 6396850
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Reviewed 16 September 2018

My mother is from this region and we have been visiting the Oulanka National Park Visitor Center and the related nature path as long as I can remember. It has great facilities and evolves constantly. Before or after your visit you can ask the personnel...More

Thank tuut2017
Reviewed 30 July 2018

Visitor centre about 1 km from Kiutaköngäs rapids. An oasis of civilization on the Karhunkierros hiking trail. The rapids are just magnificent, in the middle of nowhere.

Thank olli813
Reviewed 10 June 2018

The Park Information Center is a nice place to start and finish a hike. The staff is friendly and takes the time to explain the specialities of each trail as well as the required skills and condition. We walked the Savilampi trail,4/5 the Könkään keino...More

Thank JW_Dam
Reviewed 14 October 2017

We went on a flying visit to Oulanka looking for variety after exploring the north. Oulanka was very different from what we had seen up until that point in terms of landscape and scenery but was also much busier. Some of the trails were crowded...More

Thank Tina L
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

We hiked the karhunkierros in September 2017. At the visitor center we bought sausages, cheese and bread. Thank you for looking after us. We were also able to charge phones and had the option to resupply camping gas.

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Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Although a long trip to get there, it was worth the while. The staff at the center were really helpful in directing us to the right places and doing the more appropriate things for a one day visit. There are no words or pictures that...More

Thank Swatar
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

I did not expect much when I walked into this place. I was really suprised how extensive and lovely this place was. Combining information centre with every possible permit and recreational services added with a wonderful interior decoration coupled with information about the local history,...More

Thank WorldIsMySandbox
Reviewed 19 June 2017

I visited the Oulanka National Park Visitor Center shortly before starting a kayaking trip from Kiutaköngäs to Jäkälämutka. The visitor center gives plenty of information about the national park. There is also a cafe and a small shop.

Thank niinan2
Reviewed 9 September 2016

We have hiked in many locations the US, in particular Colorado and Oregon, Norway and Chile, and this was as nice a hike as any we have had. The weather was perfect, which always helps, and the variety of lakes, river rapids, meadows, and forests...More

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Reviewed 25 December 2015 via mobile

This place is so amazing! Several trails to choose from, you can go around for a few hours and enjoy the view, stop to barbecue some food, use the communal campfire, wood deposit and tools - just dont forget to chop some wood and leave...More

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