Hossa Hiking Area

The Emblem of Hossa Hiking AreaHossa is a paradise for anyone keen to go fishing or canoeing in natural waters surrounded by wild green forests. Hossa also has many hospitable trails and other facilities to welcome visitors. Here you can walk in the footsteps of Finland's Stone Age settlers, who made mysterious shamanistic paintings on the cliffs at Värikallio thousands of years ago.

Crystal Clear Fishing Waters and Ancient Rock Paintings

Location of Hossa Hiking Area in Finland

Location: Oulu region, Kainuu, Suomussalmi. Read more

Arrival: By car and public transportation. Read more

Activities: fishing, trekking, canoeing. Read more

Sights: the Värikallio rock paintings, the mosaic of crystal-clear waters and eskers, the buildings that represent the livelihoods people used to have in days of old. Read more

Suitability: excellent for families with children. Part of the nature trail is accessible by wheelchair. There are also fishing jetties, a lean-to shelter and rental cabins that are suitable for the disabled.

Services: Hossa Visitor Centre (open from February to October), open wilderness huts, lean-to shelters, campfire sites and firewood, camping sites, camping grounds, rental cabins, dry toilets. Services provided by the cooperating partners are also available. Read more

Trails: the marked trails are mainly easy (100 km) and they are suitable for day trips and longer hikes. Maintained cross-country ski trails (classic style, 60 km). Fairly easy water routes (60 km). Read more

This is the web page www.outdoors.fi/hossa

Hiking Geocaching Ski cross-country on maintained trails Ski cross-country off trails Fishing Sights and scenery Hiking Organising a camp Snowshoeing Pick berries and mushrooms Canoeing Hunting Snowmobiling Learn in nature Guided group tours Cycling Walk on a nature trail Boating Scuba diving Snorkeling Visit a Nature Centre

Customer Service

Hossa Visitor Centre
+ 358 (0) 205 64 6041
+ 358 (0) 40 751 7221

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