Customer Service and Guidance

Partner Enterprises and Organisations

Several enterprises and other organisations offer services in the village of Hetta. Some of them offer services also in Pulju Wilderness Area. They have a cooperation agreement with Metsähallitus and they follow the principles of sustainable nature tourism ( when operating in the wilderness area.

Meals, Where to Buy and Prepare

Shops, Kiosks, Cafés and Restaurants

Wilderness Huts and Campfire Sites

  • It is easiest to prepare food at open wilderness huts, which all have an iron stove or a fireplace.
  • In Northern Lapland Metsähallitus allows building campfires if you use fallen branches and twigs as firewood. When selecting a spot for your campfire use an old campfire site if you can find one.
  • Lighting campfires is forbidden when there is a wildfire warning ( in effect.
    • ​This prohibition does not apply to cooking shelters or other fireplaces with a flue.

Drinking Water

  • The water in the area's rivers is usually safe to drink, but during hot weather it should be boiled first.

Waste Management

  • Visitors must bring their own waste out of the wilderness area. Biodegradable waste can be composted in the dry toilet at Korsatupa open wilderness huts. Small amounts of clean paper and cardboard can be used as kindling in a campfire.
  • Hiking without Littering


  • There are dry toilets at all the open wilderness huts.

Overnight Stays

Camping and Lean-to Shelters

  • Camping is permitted as an Everyman's Right (
  • You need to carry a tent or equivalent, even if you plan to stay in open wilderness huts.
  • It is recommended to camp on the grounds of the open wilderness huts or at places which have been previously used for camping, to avoid wearing of the ground.

Open Wilderness Huts

Open wilderness huts are intended for hikers, skiers and other individuals moving under their own steam to use as resting points or for overnight stays. There are two open wilderness huts within Pulju Wilderness Area. They are intended for one to two night stays.

  • Korsatupa owh is located close to where the boundaries of the municipalities of Enontekiö, Kittilä and Inari meet up. It is on the shore of a small river about 1 km to the south west of the southern tip of Lake Korsajärvi.
  • Avisuora turf hut is located to the southeast of Kalmankaltio on the boundary between the municipalities of Enontekiö and Inari. It is 300 m west of the reindeer fence there and 100 m east of the River Avisuorajoki bank.

Lodging in the Surrounding Area

  • Private tourist enterprises rent holiday cottages in Hetta the municipal centre of Enontekiö and in the villages of Nunnanen,Ketomella, Ylikyrö, Raattama and Pulju.
  • There are tent sites and caravan parking places in the villages of Hetta, Nunnanen and Ylikyrö.
  • There are hotels in Hetta, the municipal centre of Enontekiö and in the village of Ylikyrö.
  • More information can be found on the Enontekiö website ( and Kittilä website ( 

Equipment Rental

Services for the Disabled

  • There are no specific services for the disabled in Pulju Wilderness Area.
  • The building, which houses Fell Lapland Visitor Centre is accessible by wheelchair. The visitor centre is located in the village of Hetta. A campfire site shelter by the visitor centre is also accessible by wheelchair.
  • Fell Lapland Visitor Centre has a toilet for the disabled.

Other Services in the Surrounding Area

  • The closest bank, post office and pharmacy are in the village of Hetta the centre of the municipality of Enontekiö.
  • There are pharmacies in Hetta and in the village of Sirkka.
  • There are shops in Hetta, Raattama and Sirkka.
  • Fuel distribution points can be found in Hetta, Raattama and Sirkka.
  • Fishing permits for all of Lapland's wilderness areas can be bought from Fell Lapland Visitor Centre.
  • Find out more about visiting Lapland (

Check for Warnings

When forest and grass fire warnings ( are in effect, fire is only allowed at covered campfire sites that have a flue. A fire can be also lit in fireplaces at wilderness and other huts. Always use extreme caution when handling fire. The one who lights a fire is always responsible for its safe use. Please note, that making fire at these campfire sites can be banned locally. 

Gathering at the campfire sites increases the risk of coronavirus infection. Guidelines concerning coronavirus COVID-19


Check the weather forecast ( before your trip.

Road Condition

Road condition in Peltovuoma village (