Rakitsanoja Open Wilderness hut

Open wilderness hut for 6 persons.

Location

Facilities

  • A sleeping platform, a table, and benches.
  • A wood-burning stove and a gas cooker.
  • There is a smoke alarm in the hut, but we recommend bringing your own device with you. 
  • A campfire site, a dry toilet and a woodshed.
  • Take own candles, toilet paper and headlamp with you.
  • Household water is taken from the river Rakitsanoja.

Notices

  • You can camp by the campfire sites.
  • The hut is not suited for the disabled.
  • Please note that it takes some time before the hut is properly warm.
  • When leaving the hut, remember that it has to be clean and ready for the next customers.
  • Make sure you pack a first-aid kit.
  • Pets are permitted in the hut, but only in case that other visitors agree with it.
  • There are waste bins at the hut. Hikers are however adviced to bring their own waste out of the area. Read more about Hiking Without Littering.
  • Safety on hiking

Maps

Maintenance and Management

Metsähallitus, Parks & Wildlife Finland. 
For more information contact Urho Kekkonen National Park Customer Service Kiehinen tel. int. +358 206 39 7200.

Guidelines on Using Open Wilderness Huts

Read Guidelines on Using Open Wilderness Huts.

Outdoor Etiquette

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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