Directions to Kilpisjärvi and Käsivarsi Wilderness Area
Kilpisjärvi village is in Enontekiö municipality in Western Lapland, Finland. Käsivarsi Wilderness Area is located on the east side of the Kilpisjärvi-Karesuvanto main road 21 (E8). In the north and in the east the boundary of the wilderness area runs along the Norwegian border.
To the Hiking Trails
By Bus to Kilpisjärvi
By Car to Käsivarsi
Kilpisjärvi Visitor Centre Parking Area, Käsivarrentie 14123 (road 21, E8), Kilpisjärvi. Space for 50 cars. Winter maintenance. Driving directions to Kilpisjärvi Visitor Centre.
Malla / Saana Parking Area, Käsivarrentie 14850, Kilpisjärvi. Space for 50 cars. Winter maintenance in spring winter.
Iitto Parking Area, Käsivarrentie 9912 (road 21, E8), Iitto. Space for 3 cars. No winter maintenance.
Main road 21 (E8) parking areas are marked on the map of The Finnish Transport Infrastructure Agency (paikkatieto.vaylapilvi.fi, in Finnish).
By Air to Kittilä
Kittilä airport (finavia.fi) functions throughout the year on a daily basis. A connecting coach or airport taxi (enontekiolapland.com) transport visitors from Kittilä to Kilpisjärvi. Nearest airport in Norway is in Tromso (avinor.no).