There are no visitor centres or nature information huts in Hammastunturi Wilderness Area, but several of them can be found in the tourist centres or population centres of the surrounding area. The necessary maps and permits can be obtained from these customer service points:
There is a café during the summer in the fork of Sotajoentie road.
Campfire Sites, Lapp Pole Tents and Day Trip Huts
Campfire sites are located on the mouths of the rivers Kyläjoki, Appisjoki, Sotajoki and Louhioja.
There is a Lapp pole tent at the Lake Kuoppajärvi and two on the eastern side of Harripäät Fells, for making a campfire.
Rautujärvi day trip hut is located northeast of Hammastunturi Fell, on the northern shore of the lower Lake Rautujärvi, between the Lakes Hammasjärvi and Pensaslompolo, along the snow mobile track from Inari to Ivalo. The hut is only meant for day use.
Please note that lighting campires is forbidden also at the constructed campfire places if the forest fire warning is in effect. However, it is allowed to use a camping cooker.
This prohibition does not apply to cooking shelters or other fireplaces with a flue.
Natural waters in the area is normally suitable for drinking, but during the hot period in the summer, it is recommended to boil the water before drinking. Read more.
Measures should be taken in advance to avoid taking unnecessary waste into the wilderness area. It is desiderable that you take all the waste that accumulates during your trip out of the area.
However, there are recycling points in the starting point of the trail to Kultala Village of the River Ivalojoki, and at the huts. Biodegradable waste should be placed in a toilet or composter, and small amounts of clean paper and cardboard can be used as kindling in a campfire.
Moberginoja open wilderness hut. The hut lies along the Moberginoja Brook, along the forest road which separates from the road 9694 (to Kuttura) towards the River Sotajoki.
Pahaoja open wilderness hut. The hut is on the eastern bank of the River Sotajoki, about 1 km from the end of Pahaoja branch of the forest road which separates from the road 9694 (to Kuttura) towards the River Sotajoki.
Suivakkojärvi open wilderness hut. The hut is located on the southwestern bank of a small lake, on an isthmus between Lakes Suivakkojärvet, about 7 km southeast from Lake Menesjärvi.
Taimenjärvi open wilderness hut. This hut is located on the eastern side of the River Taimenjoki, in the southern end of the lower Lake Taimenjärvi, between the hills Jomppavaarat and Kynsileikkaamapäät.
Rental Huts and Reservable Hut
Moberginoja rental huts. The hut lies along the Moberginoja Brook, along the forest road which separates from the road 9694 (to Kuttura) towards the River Sotajoki.
Pahaoja rental hut. The hut is on the eastern bank of the River Sotajoki, about 1 km from the end of Pahaoja branch of the forest road which separates from the road 9694 (to Kuttura) towards the River Sotajoki.
There are no special services for caravan tourists in Hammastunturi Wilderness Area, but an independent caravan tourist can find interesting destinations.
The nearest traditional camping grounds can be found in Ivalo (www.inari.fi). In Saariselkä tourist centre (www.saariselka.fi) and at Kiilopää, there are also services for caravan tourist, although there is no actual camping ground.