Kilpisjärvi Visitor Centre
Welcome to Kilpisjärvi Visitor Centre
Kilpisjärvi sits at the foot of Saana Fell in the middle of the Arctic high-fell area. Kilpisjärvi Visitor Centre's permanent exhibition On the Edge of the Caledonides introduces Malla Strict Nature Reserve, Saana Nature Reserve and Research Area, Käsivarsi Wilderness Area, and the residents of Kilpisjärvi. The Visitor Centre is for all visitors, tourists, fishers, and hikers on the Nordkalott Trail.
Opening Hours in 2023
Opening Hours in 2024
12.2.–5.5. Tue–Fri 9am–4pm
3.6.–29.9. Tue–Fri 9am–4pm
We reserve the rights to changes.
When closed, customer service Mon–Fri 9am–4pm by phone 0206 39 7990 or email kilpisjarvi(at)metsa.fi.
On the Edge of the Caledonides
Arrival: By car and public transportation. Read more.
Visit: Entrance to the visitor centre is free of charge. Read more.
Things to Do and See: The exhibition On the Edge of the Caledonides, videos, and photography presentations of Kilpisjärvi, vegetation, and reindeer husbandry. Read more.
Suitability: Suitable for hikers, trekkers, fishers, snowmobile drivers, and families. The exhibition space, customer service, and toilets are accessible to all.
Services: Information on nature, information for hikers, fishing and cross-country traffic permits, reservations and keys to reservation and rental huts in the Käsivarsi Wilderness Area, maps, books, souvenirs, free WiFi, recycling point. Services provided by cooperating partners are also available. Read more.
The Visitor Centre is managed by Metsähallitus.
This is the web page nationalparks.fi/kilpisjarvivisitorcentre