Customer Service and Guidance

Meals, Where to Buy and Prepare

Cafés, Restaurants, Shops and Kiosks

  • There are cafés, restaurants, shops and kiosks, in the village of Hetta.
  • The village of Raattama has a restaurant and a shop.

Wilderness Huts and Campfire Sites

  • It is easiest to prepare food at open wilderness huts, which all have an iron stove or a fireplace.
  • In Northern Lapland Metsähallitus allows building campfires if you use fallen branches and twigs as firewood. When selecting a spot for your campfire use an old campfire site if you can find one.
  • Lighting campfires is forbidden when there is a forest fire warning in effect.
    • This prohibition does not apply to cooking shelters or other fireplaces with a flue.

Drinking Water

  • The water in the area's rivers is usually safe to drink, but during hot weather it should be boiled first.

Waste Management

  • Visitors must bring their own waste out of the wilderness area. Biodegradable waste can be composted in the dry toilets at Kapperopalo and Korsatupa open wilderness huts. Small amounts of clean paper and cardboard can be used as kindling in a campfire.
  • Hiking Without Littering

Toilets

  • There are dry toilets at all the open and reservable wilderness huts.

Overnight Stays

Camping and Lean-to Shelters

Open Wilderness Huts

Open wilderness huts (owh) are intended for 1 to 2 night stays.

  • Korsatupa owh is located close to where the boundaries of the municipalities of Enontekiö, Kittilä and Inari meet up. It is on the shore of a small river about 1 km to the south west of the southern tip of Lake Korsajärvi.
  • Avisuora turf hut is located to the southeast of Kalmankaltio on the boundary between the municipalities of Enontekiö and Inari. It is 300 m west of the reindeer fence there and 100 m east of the River Avisuorajoki bank.

Lodging in the Surrounding Area

  • Private tourist enterprises rent holiday cottages in Hetta the municipal centre of Enontekiö and in the villages of Nunnanen,Ketomella, Ylikyrö, Raattama and Pulju.
  • There are tent sites and caravan parking places in the villages of Hetta, Nunnanen and Ylikyrö.
  • There are hotels in Hetta, the municipal centre of Enontekiö and in the village of Ylikyrö.
  • More information can be found on the Enontekiö website (www.enontekio.fi), Kittilä website (www.kittila.fi) and on the Lapland tourism website (www.laplandfinland.com).

Equipment Rental

  • Private tourist enterprises in Enontekiö and Kittilä rent boats and hiking equipment. More information can be found on the municipality Enontekiö website (www.enontekio.fi) and on the Levi tourist website (www.levi.fi).

Services for the Disabled

  • There are no specific services for the disabled in Pulju Wilderness Area.
  • The building, which houses Fell-Lapland Nature Centre is accessible by wheelchair. The nature centre is located in the village of Hetta. A campfire site shelter by the nature centre is also accessible by wheelchair.
  • Fell-Lapland Nature Centre has a toilet for the disabled.

Other Services in the Surrounding Area

  • The closest medical centre and banks are in Hetta, the municipal centre of Enontekiö.
  • There are pharmacies in Hetta and in the village of Sirkka.
  • There are shops in Raattama, Sirkka and Hetta.
  • Fuel distribution points can be found in Hetta, Raattama and Sirkka.
  • Fishing permits for all of Lapland's wilderness areas can be bought from Fell-Lapland Nature Centre.
  • Find out more about visiting Lapland (www.lapland.fi/visit/).