Jyppyrä Campfire Shelter


Campfire Shelter 

Location, Maps and Description

Northern Lapland Region, Municipality of Enontekiö, Hetta area

The Campfire Shelter is located in Hetta, on top of Jyppyrä Hill, about 700 metres from the Fell Lapland Visitor Centre.

Jyppyrä campfire shelter, coordinates: Euref-Fin (~ WGS84) lat: 68° 24.0235' lon: 23° 40.0776' ETRS-TM35FIN; N: 7591206 E: 363171.

Jyppyrä trails -map (julkaisut.metsa.fi)
Other maps of the area

There is an extraordinary view of the Hetta area and the surrounding nature from the top of Jyppyrä. You can see the whole Pallas-Ounastunturi Fell chain from a viewpoint near the Campfire Shelter. The trail sets off from the Fell Lapland Visitor Centre.


Campfire Shelter has a fireplace and grilling sticks. A dry toilet and a woodshed outside the shelter. 


Hetta Hiihtomaa, Hetta Ski Resort is located near the Campfire Shelter. During winter time it is possible to walk with snowshoes in the area.

There is no water source on top of Jyppyrä Hill. It is possible to borrow a coffeepot and a water container from the Fell Lapland Visitor Centre.

Visitors must come prepared with warm clothing, food, drink, maps, compass, orienteering skills and matches. Fog or storms can form in just a few hours. Take also your own toilet paper.

Safety on hiking

Waste Management

Metsähallitus follows the principles of litter-free hiking. Visitors are adviced to bring their own waste out of the area. Recycling points can be found at Yllästunturi, Pallastunturi and Fell Lapland Visitor Centre. Read more about Hiking Without Littering.

Maintenance and Management

Metsähallitus, Parks & Wildlife Finland. For more information contact Fell Lapland Visitor Centre tel. int. +358 20 639 7950.

For Entrepreneurs

Tourist entrepreneurs operating in national parks or other areas managed by Metsähallitus need a cooperation agreement. A fee is charged for using the routes and service infrastructure for business activities.

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Guidelines on Using Open Wilderness Huts

Read Guidelines on Using Open Wilderness Huts.

Outdoor Etiquette

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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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