Opening Hours

Mon–Thurs 10–15
Fri–Sat 10–17
Sun 10–15

CLOSED due to maintenance:

NB! Due to difficult Covid-19 situation the services of Metsähallitus in Koli Nature Centre Ukko (information, exhibitions and shop) are closed starting from 1.1.2022. Metsähallitus customer service is available every day between 10–15  by email (ukko @, by phone 0206 39 5654  and in social media channels.

Image: Koli soap made by Aamumaa

Koli Shop Retkitupa is Open

Coronavirus is spreading fast in North-Karelia. Our shop Koli Shop Retkitupa and rental services are still open with special precausions. The services of Metsähallitus (information, exhibitions and shop) in Koli Nature Centre Ukko (we are located in the same building) are closedstarting from 1.1.2022. Metsähallitus customer service is available every day between 10–15  by email (ukko @, by phone 0206 39 5654  and in social media channels.

We ask our customers to:

  • wear a mask and use hand sanitizer (available in Koli Shop Retkitupa)
  • maintain social distance
  • stay at home if you have any symptoms
  • when renting e.g. snowhoes contact us by phone +358 400 231 332 or email info @, and tell us:
    • what do you want to rent
    • how many adults or students and children under 12 yrs old
    • when you come to pick up the rental gear
    • for how long you want the gear for (see rental prices)
    • height and shoe size for each person renting the gear
  • we can take the rental gear outside for you: one person can come inside to pay and others can wait outside; when returning rental snowshoes, leave them outside and one person can come inside to tell, that you have returned the gear.

Koli Shop Retkitupa has a wide selection of souvenirs and outdoor equipment including T-shirts, knives, and wooden kuksa cups made in Finland. In our store you also find Ticket To The Moon hammocks, camping gas, fire starters and other gear you need for hiking or camping out. In the winter we offer high-quality Faber snowshoes and Snowline snow spikes as well as beanies and gloves to keep you warm. We also rent outdoor gear. The products we sell are carefully selected by three nature-loving outdoors-women. We value durable and environmentally friendly products and strive to find locally made specialties and souvenirs.

Welcome to Koli Shop Retkitupa!

Photo: Koli Shop Retkitupa staff

Warm Winter Hats Have Arrived at Koli Shop Retkitupa!

New winter products are arriving at Koli Shop Retkitupa: warm Starling woolly hats, stylish Husky merino wool products and Reusch gloves and mittens. Starling, a small Polish brand, has a wide selection of colours and models, with or without pom poms. All the hats we have, have of fake fur pom poms.

Husky, a well-known Finnish brand makes stylish hats, scarves, etc. of merino wool. More Husky products will arrive at Retkitupa in December. Reusch, a German brand, makes high-quality gloves and mittens. We have Reusch products for children and adults, from thinner gloves to warm mitten with down.

Contact Information

Address: Ylä-Kolintie 39, 83960 KOLI
Phone: +358400 2313 32

Koli Shop Retkitupa is located at the Koli Nature Centre Ukko. The shop is easily accessible also with wheelchair and pushchair.

Image: Wood Jewel -magnets, made in Finland
Image: Finnish Kupilka and fish from Pielinen
Image: Koli and other hats, made in Finland
At Koli Shop Retkitupa you can also rent outdoor equipment such as sleeping bags,
hammocks, snowshoes or a child carrier.