Megonjávri / Meekonjärvi Reservable Wilderness Hut
Reservable wilderness hut, 8 persons.
Please note that due to the corona situation, the number of beds in the hut has been halved, but the reduction will not appear in the booking calendar! If the hut is empty, more than half of the beds can be reserved for one group. Beds are reserved according to the number of people in the group.
Kilpisjärvi Visitor Centre, 99490 Kilpisjärvi, tel. int. +358 206 39 7990 and Fell Lapland Visitor Centre, Peuratie 15, 99400 Enontekiö, tel. int. +358 206 39 7950. Terms of reservation for the Meekonjärvi reservable hut. See where to pick up the keys.
Reservable huts are meant for those travelling by foot, skis or other means of physical movement (not motorized vehicles). These huts may be used for 1 to 2 days by those who have reserved a bed in advance. Commercial use (i.e. guided hikes and tours etc.) of reservable huts is only allowed with special permission from Metsähallitus.
Location, Maps and Description
Meekonjärvi, coordinates: Euref-Fin (~ WGS84) lat: 69° 09.7220' lon: 21° 20.5421' ETRS-TM35FIN: N: 7682791 E: 275666
12 € / night / person (incl. VAT 10%).
Keys for the hut can be picked up from the Kilpisjärvi Visitor Centre and when the visitor centre is closed from the customs station of Kilpisjärvi, tel. int +358 295 527 007 (open 24 hours).
A stove and a gas cooker. Basic cookware (pot, frying pan, coffee pot). Bunk beds with mattresses, pillows and blankets. A dry toilet and a woodshed outside the hut. Please note that it takes some time before the hut is properly warm.
Pets are not permitted in the hut.
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.
Firewood should only be used for heating the cabin, not for outdoor fires.
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.