Petola Visitor Centre

Petola Visitor Centre offers versatile information on Finland’s large carnivores – brown bear, wolf, lynx and wolverine.

Along with providing exhibitions, the Visitor Centre also provides: # Information on Friendship Park, # Hiidenportti National Park, Oulujärvi Hiking Area, Lauttavaara Nature Study Forest and Kostamus Strict Nature Reserve. Information on hiking trails in Kuhmo and Kainuu, as well as, information on hiking and outdoor recreation possibilities in all parts of Finland. # Information on nature conservation and protected areas. # Sale of Metsähallitus fishing and hunting permits and snowmobile permits.