Punainenhiekka Day-use Hut


Day-use Hut, an accessible hut.

Location, Maps and Description

Western Lapland Region, Municipality of Kittilä, Pallas-Yllästunturi National Park

Punainenhiekka, coordinates: Euref-Fin (~ WGS84) lat: 68° 00.4902' lon: 24° 13.9367'  ETRS-TM35FIN: N: 7546365 E: 384369

The  Punainenhiekka Day-use Hut is situated at the south end of Lake Pallasjärvi. It is a half-kilometre walk from Majavaoja road to the hut.

Pallas-Yllästunturi National Park map


A stove, a dry toilet and a wood shed. There is a campfire site on the grounds of the hut.


Pets are permitted in the hut, but only in case that other visitors agree with it.

Visitors must come prepared with warm clothing, food, drink, maps, compass, orienteering skills and matches. Take also your own toilet paper.

Safety on hiking

Waste Management

There are no waste management services at the hut. The goal of the National Park is to be a litter-free area and hikers are adviced to bring their own waste out of the area. Recycling points can be found at Yllästunturi Visitor Centre Kellokas, Pallastunturi Visitor Centre and Fell Lapland Visitor Centre. Read more about Hiking Without Littering.

Maintenance and Management

Metsähallitus, Parks & Wildlife Finland. For more information contact Pallastunturi Visitor Centre, tel. int. +358 206 39 7930

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Guidelines on using Day-use Huts

Read Guidelines on using Day-use Huts.

Outdoor Etiquette

A cartoon picture of a family walking on a summer path.

1. Respect nature.

2. Mainly use marked trails.

3. Camp only where it is allowed.

4. Light your campfire only where it is allowed.

5. Do not litter.

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