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Hossa Hiking Area 

Hossa Hiking Area. Photo: J.M. Perigaud
Location of Hossa Hiking Area in Finland
North Ostrobothnia and Kainuu
Municipality of Suomussalmi (www.suomussalmi.fi)
Area: 90 sq.km. Established in 1979
The area is managed by Metsähallitus
The Emblem of Hossa Hiking Area

Hossa Hiking Area has sparkling clear lakes and rivers, grand ridges and hills and versatile possibilities for hiking. The scenery encompasses signs left by the Ice Age and by human habitation. Hossa Hiking Area is an ideal combination of services and peaceful nature.

Some of the forests in the hiking area are in their natural state. The forests, which do have forestry practised in them, are managed so that the scenery and species of the area are not harmed.

Last updated 12/11/2013

Customer Service

Hossa Visitor Centre

Tel.int. +358 40 751 7221


Nearby Destinations




Metsähallitus, P.O. Box 94 (Vernissakatu 4), FI-01301 Vantaa, Tel. +358 205 64 100