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Oulanka National Park Visitor Center

Liikasenvaarantie 132, Oulanka National Park 93900, Finland
+358 20 6396850
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Excellent waxwings

We went on a flying visit to Oulanka looking for variety after exploring the north. Oulanka was... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2017
Tina L
Dalbeattie, United Kingdom

We hiked the karhunkierros in September 2017. At the visitor center we bought sausages, cheese and... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2017
London, United Kingdom
via mobile
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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
+358 20 6396850
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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.

Thank Cruzoe
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

Thank Kuvaszfan
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

Thank Vitor A
Reviewed 31 July 2015

There a cafeteria, good water toilets and a free nature exhibition in Oulanka National Park Visitor Center. Remember to check opening hours. However, the best part of this visitor center is that you get tons of information about nature trails on the area. The most...More

Thank JariJK
Reviewed 24 July 2015

We did the little bear trail in July 2015. Should be a short hike of 10 km. We couldn't believe it: it took us 4 hours mostly due to the enormous "traffic" on small paths where only one person can walk on at a time....More

Thank ginkgobiloba1
Reviewed 25 August 2014 via mobile

The people who work here are very kind and helpful, they'll provide you all the info you wish and they have some really useful tips. Like this one: when you do the Pieni Karhunkierros, walk the trail CLOCKWISE! Just East of the Kallioportti lookout point...More

Thank Johan V
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