Mantoselkä Reservable Wilderness Hut

22.3.2024
Exceptionally, bookings for the reservation and rental huts maintained by National Parks Finland for the year 2025 can only be made starting from the beginning of November 2024. More information

Reservable wilderness hut for 6 persons. In the same building there is a open wilderness hut.

Booking


 Terms of reservation for the Mantoselkä reservable hut

Suitable for overnight stays for hikers and groups with good navigation skills. The hut is located in the Urho Kekkonen National Park's wilderness zone, which has no marked trails. The nearest shops and restaurants are located in Savukoski. The hut was built in 1985. The Manto-oja open wilderness hut is located less than a kilometre away.

Location

Price

16,50 €/night / person (incl. VAT 10%).
  • From the March to September is possible to stay in the hut maximum two nights in a row and from October to February maximum 7 nights in a row.
  • The hut cannot be booked 11.-31.5. and 16.10.-30.11.

Keys

Key for the hut is in a coded key box located outside at the hut door. You will receive further instructions and the code when booking.

Facilities

  • Two sleeping platforms, mattresses, pillows, quilts, and a table.
  • A wood-burning stove, a gas cooker, a saucepan, and a frying pan.
  • There is a smoke alarm in the hut, but we recommend bringing your own device with you.
  • A campfire site, a dry toilet and a woodshed.
  • In the same building, there is also an open wilderness hut and a drying room. A drying room shared with the other hut.
  • Take own candles, toilet paper and headlamp with you.
  • Household water is taken from the river Manto-oja.

Notices

  • There are no accessible services in the hut.
  • You can camp by the campfire sites.
  • The route includes some river crossings. There are bridges by the River Suomujoki at Aitaoja, Kotaköngäs, and Porttikoski and by the River Luttojoki at Raja-Jooseppi. The wading cables are located by the River Nuorttijoki some 300 metres upstream from the Kärekeoja hut.
  • There is no bridge by the River Nuorttijoki at Kolsankoski.
  • Please note that it takes some time before the hut is properly warm.
  • When leaving the hut, remember that it has to be clean and ready for the next customers.
  • Pets are not permitted in the hut.
  • Make sure you pack a first-aid kit.
  • Metsähallitus follows the principles of litter-free hiking. Visitors are adviced to bring their own waste out of the area. Read more about Hiking Without Littering.
  • Safety on hiking.

Maintenance and Management 

Guidelines on using Reservable Wilderness Huts 

Read Guidelines on using Reservable Wilderness Huts.


The booking calendar

By checking the booking calendar of the huts (eraluvat.fi) you can see the availability beforehand. 

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