Bárasgállá / Paaraskalla Open Wilderness Hut
The roof of the Paaraskalla hut leaks and the hut is in bad condition.
Photo: Aki Kangasniemi / Metsähallitus.
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.