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Hossa-Kylmäluoma Outdoor Centers

Located in the village of Ruhtinansalmi in Suomussalmi, Kainuu region. The landscape of Hossa was already enjoyed during the Stone Age. The easy to traverse ridges contain ample amounts of wild game and the clear waters are full of fish. For millennia, Hossa has held a special significance as an intersection for waterways and an area of wilderness. This is proven by, among other things, the 4 500-year-old paintings on display at Värikallio.

The ridges and other attractions of Hossa are still admired by both Finnish and international visitors. The popular hiking area was appointed a national park in honour of the centenary of Finland. Kylmäluoma region remains popular among fishing enthusiasts. The first hiking area in Finland was made in 1979, at the same time with Hossa.

Q Accommodation

The comfortable cabins and modernized lumberjack apartments at Hossa and Kylmäluoma are suitable for year-round stays. Kylmäluoma also has 2 apartments and group accommodation premises, which are ideal for larger groups, such as hunting parties. Kylmäluoma campsite is open all year round, whilst Karhunkainalo campsite in Hossa is open 1.3.-31.10. Hossa visitor centre also manages the bookings and key service for the national park apartments. Book your stay straight to our website Or ask more by calling, emailing or leave a message using the form below.

Q Campsites

Hossa campsite
- Karhunkainalo campsite is located in the enchanting landscape of Hossa National Park, on the shore of Öllöri. The campsite has 49 caravan spots with electrical connections and tent places. The cooking and dining facilities in the maintenance building are free for guests to use. Under the same roof, one will find toilets, showers, non-stop saunas and baby changing facilities, as well as facilities for laundry and ski maintenance. There is also a sauna for rental on the shore of Öllöri. The visitor centre’s dining, program and guidance services are available as part of a camping holiday. It is possible to take care of chemical waste for RVs and caravans at the campsite.

Kylmäluoma campsite
- Kylmäluoma campsite is located in the heart of nature, in fine landscape, overlooking fish-rich waters. The campsite is known for its atmospheric lakeside saunas, good service and clean environment. The acclaimed fishing waters, hunting land and trekking trails are easily accessible in Kylmäluoma. The campsite has caravan spots with electrical connections and tent spots. A summer kitchen allows one to cook for themselves. Those who wish for easier dining can utilize the visitor centre’s café-restaurant. Toilets, showers, saunas, laundry facilities, fish processing room, and dry chemical tank drainage area are located in the maintenance building. Guests at the campsite may partake in the hobby activities offered by the visitor centre.

Q Restaurant / Cafeteria

Hossa nature centre
- Hossa visitor centre’s café-restaurant is located in the premises of Hossa nature centre. The café-restaurant is open from 1.3.-31.10. During the summer season, lunch is offered on a daily basis, whilst lunches or dinners are also available at other times by arrangement. Basic food provisions can be purchased from the café-restaurant.

- The main building of Kylmäluoma visitor centre contains the cosy café-restaurant Kaakkuri. It is open from March to the end of October. During the summer season, the kitchen of the 70-seat restaurant prepares daily delicious lunches. À la carte dishes are also available, in addition to lunches.

Q Meeting services

Hossa’s landscapes create a unique starting point for meetings.The renewed premises of the nature centre can host meetings for about 20 guests. The conference premises are equipped with modern technology, with sound systems and video projectors. The lumberjack apartment Pääpirtti is a good option for those looking for a meeting space with a wild spirit. The visitor centre can customize servings by order, as well as programme services, as part of a meeting.

Kylmäluoma’s facilities are suitable for the organization of meetings for 25-30 people.Meetings can be combined, for example, with fishing or other activities in the area. With the assistance of the programme services of the trekking centre, meetings may be combined with unforgettable experiences.

Q Activities

The spectacular ridges and clear waters provide both trekking centres with wonderful opportunities for a wide variety of outdoor activities. It’s worth visiting both Hossa and Kylmäluoma, as both have their own characteristics. You can also get to know the surrounding nature by renting the necessary equipment from us. Read more on our website


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  • Activities in the area:Biking, Boating, Birdwaching, Canoeing, Fishing, Guided trips, Hiking, Hunting, Pick berries and mushrooms, Scuba diving, Sights and scenery, Skiing, Snowshoeing, Swimming, Tenting, Trekking, Walk on nature trail
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