Bárasgállá / Paaraskalla Open Wilderness Hut

The roof of the Paaraskalla hut leaks and the hut is in bad condition.


Open wilderness hut for 5 persons.


Northern Lapland Region, Municipality of Kittilä, Lemmenjoki National Park.

Paaraskalla, coordinates: Euref-Fin (~ WGS84) lat: 68° 17.3321' lon: 25° 33.4659'  ETRS-TM35FIN: N: 7575767 E: 440464.

The wilderness hut is situated in-between two fells - Paaraskalla and Uurrekarkia - on the trail leading from Pokka to Lisma, 2 km south of the Kittilä-Inari municipal border.

The wilderness hut is a log cabin and also suitable for winter use. It was built in 1950 and renovated in 1994.


  • A wood-burning stove.


Lemmenjoki outdoor map, 1:100 000/1:50 000.
Topographic map 3722 2, 1:50 000.


  • Pets are permitted in the hut, but only if other visitors consent to it.
  • Safety on hiking.
  • There is a recycling point at the wilderness hut, but hikers are asked to bring their own waste out of the area. Read more about Hiking Without Littering.

Maintenance and Management

Metsähallitus, Parks & Wildlife Finland. For more information contact Ivalo Customer Service, tel. int. +358 206 39 7701 or Northern Lapland Nature Centre Siida, tel. int. +358 206 39 7740.

Guidelines on Using Open Wilderness Huts

Read Guidelines on Using Open Wilderness Huts.