Camping center in Petkeljärvi National Park

Welcome to Petkeljärvi Center

The Outdoor Centre and camping ground are located in Petraniemi, Ilomatsi, at the end of Petkeljärventie road. The Outdoor Centre has a Caravan and Camping area and besides that we offer accommodation inside the mainbuilding.

Opening hours can be found under: Services



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Before your arrival, please check the current situation regarding the availability of the Petkeljärvi center services.


The season opens on 01.05.2021

May Day lunch from 12 noon to 3 pm. The café and the Nature Center of the hiking center and the reception are open from 10 am to 6 pm.

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Virtual Ilomantsi - Ilomantsi service map

In the service map you will find shops, restaurants, attractions as well as accommodation services. The novelties are e.g. 360 shooting and aerial photography. Welcome to Ilomantsi even from your home sofa.

Petkeljärvi National Park and hiking trails

War history, Karelian culture, the sound of the wind blowing through ancient woodland, and glimmering ponds – those are the things that make Petkeljärvi National Park so special. You can pack a lot into just a day trip! Walking in Petkeljärvi National Park is like walking in a picture postcard.

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