Hossa National Park - Cottages and Vacation Rentals
Located in Suomussalmi municipality, close to the Russian border, Hossa National Park is the newest national park in Finland. Cosy cabins and other types of vacation rentals near Hossa offer the opportunity to enjoy the beautiful national park without a rush. In Hossa, you can have the untouched wilderness right at the doorstep of your rental cottage.
Hossa National Park, known for its impressive natural attractions, is a must-visit destination for everyone interested in outdoor activities such as hiking, canoeing, boating, fishing and diving.
Nature and attractions in Hossa National Park
Hossa National Park is an excellent choice for anyone who loves trekking or hiking, as the 100-km network of marked hiking trails with numerous campfire spots and lean-to shelters offers memorable experiences in the most beautiful scenery.
Hossa National Park is particularly famous for the largest canyon lake in Finland, Julma-Ölkky, where the 50-meter-high vertical cliffs impress anyone visiting the area. Visitors can explore the stunning scenery around the canyon lake either by kayak or a boat or walk along the trail above the gorge. One of the must-see natural attractions in Hossa National Park is ‘the Devil’s Church’ located on the north-side of Julma-Ölkky. The creek descending from the rocks is called ‘the Rainbow Pond’ – and for a reason. On a sunny day, you might be able to spot all the colours of the rainbow on the surface of the stream.
On a trip to Hossa National Park, you should also explore the Värikallio rock paintings dating back to 3,500–4,500 years. Other intriguing destinations would be the Winter War Museum Raatteen Portti and Hossa Visitor Centre, where you can learn more about the nature of the Hossa area.
Activities and accommodation in Hossa National Park
Enjoy the outdoor activities in Hossa National Park throughout the year; besides hiking, kayaking, mountain biking and boating, Hossa offers exceptional circumstances for diving. In winter you can explore the national park by skis, snowshoes or a fatbike.
Some of the trails in Hossa National Park are wheelchair accessible. Along the routes, there are also decks for fishing and entering boats by wheelchair. These trails are also perfect for families with a pushchair.
Camping is allowed only on marked camping areas; Karhunkainalo Camping Ground, Jatkonjärvi camping site and Seipiniemi camping site.
If you prefer more comfortable accommodation near Hossa National Park, Gofinland's extensive selection of vacation rentals offers different types of cottages from wild log cabins to luxury holiday homes and villas. A cosy rental cottage guarantees the conditions for a relaxing holiday in Hossa National Park.