Visit Kilpisjärvi Visitor Centre

17.1.2022
Check regional Covid-instructions before your hiking trip or a visit to a nature center.

Liminganlahti Nature Centre is closed 1.1.-4.2.2022. The Finnish Nature Centre Haltia is closed 10.1.–1.2.2022. Koli Nature Centre Ukko is closed 1.1.–26.1.2022. Kuusamo Customer Service Karhuntassu is closed 13.1.–31.1.2022.

In other nature centers in Finland, we require the use of a facial mask and keeping the 2 meter distance to other visitors. In addition, there may be requirements to show the Covid pass, and/or the number of visitors can be limited. More information Nature centers. The length of the restrictions depends on the region. More regional information can be found at the Finnish institute for health and welfare website.
1.7.2021
The flood destroyed the Vuomakasjoki bridge on the Nordkalott Trail and a new one will be built in 2022. You have to wade across the Vuomakasjoki River.

Brown wooden building in the middle of birches in fall colours.

Opening Hours in 2022

7.–9.1.2022 Fri–Sun 9am–4pm
21.2.–8.5. Mon–Sun 10am–5pm    
6.6.–2.10. Mon–Sun10am–5pm    

At other times, customer service is available on weekdays by phone and e-mail: tel. +358 206 39 7990 / Kilpisjarvi (at) metsa.fi

Due to Covid-19 situation, the maximum number of customers allowed inside is max 4 persons.

Free entry.

Contact Information

Address: Käsivarrentie 14145, 99490 Kilpisjärvi (Enontekiö)
Telephone: +358 206 39 7990
E-mail: kilpisjarvi@metsa.fi

Directions and Maps

By car    

  • The visitor centre is at the southern end of Kilpisjärvi Village, on the same side of Main Road E8 as Saana Fell. Cars should be parked in the designated area by the road.
  • Vehicles transporting disabled persons can drive to the upper yard of the visitor centre.


By Public Transport  

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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