Ansakämppä Open Wilderness Hut

Due to the serious Covid-situation Regional State Administrative Agency in Lappland has made decisions on restrictions. Metsähallitus limits the number of visitors to 6 (at huts that normally have room for over 10 persons).The restriction is valid until January 22, 2022.

The wilderness hut is situated on the bank of the River Oulankajoki on Karhunkierros Trail and Oulankajoki canoe trail.


Open wilderness hut for 20 persons. 


North Ostrobothnia, Municipality of Kuusamo, Oulanka National Park and Karhunkierros Hiking Trail.



Ansakämppä, coordinates: Euref-Fin (~ WGS84) lat: 66° 20.9317' lon: 29° 26.5978'  ETRS-TM35FIN: N: 7360932 E: 609353. 


A stove and a gas cooker.


  • Dry toilet is in 100 m from the hut.
  • Pets are allowed in the hut.
  • Safety on hiking

Waste Management

Hikers are asked to bring their own waste out of the area. The nearest recycling point is at Oulanka National Park Camping Ground. Read more about Hiking Without Littering.

Maintenance and Management

Metsähallitus, Parks & Wildlife Finland, Kuusamo.

For more information contact

Oulanka Visitor Centre tel. int. +358 206 39 6850 or
Kuusamo Customer Service Karhuntassu tel. int. +358 206 39 6804.

Guidelines on Using Open Wilderness Huts

Read Guidelines on Using Open Wilderness Huts.

Information for Companies and Big Groups

Do you plan to organize guided excursions to the Finnish National Parks or other protected areas? It is possible due to partnership agreement with Metsähallitus, Parks & Wildlife Finland.


Many kinds of Huts for the Hiker. Please note, that it is not allowed for big groups or commercial groups to overnight in Open Wilderness Huts and in Day Trip Huts

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Outdoor Etiquette

1. Respect nature.

2. Mainly use marked trails.

3. Camp only where it is allowed.

4. Light your campfire only where it is allowed.

5. Do not litter.

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