Tammakkolampi Rental Turf Hut

Suitable for overnight stays for hikers with good navigation skills. The hut is located in the Urho Kekkonen National Park's wilderness zone, which has no marked trails. The nearest shops and restaurants are located in Saariselkä. The turf hut was built in 1967. Northeast of Kopsusnokka by the River Suomujoki you will find the old Suomunruoktu hut, which is a historical attraction. The distance to the hut is about 2.5 km.

Location

Price

22 € / night (incl. VAT 10%). From 1.1.2023 on 30 €/night (incl. VAT 10%). 
  • From the March to September is possible to stay in the hut maximum two nights in a row and from October to February maximum 7 nights in a row.

Keys

You can pick up the keys from Urho Kekkonen National Park Customer Service Kiehinen, Ivalo Customer ServiceFell Centre Kiilopää (kiilopaa.fi), Hotel Samperin Savotta (samperi.com), Tulppion Majat (tulppionmajat.fi, in Finnish)Sodankylän Väri- ja Urheilu Simonen Oy (simonen.fi, in Finnish) or from the Vuotso, JJR Pehkonen Oy  tel. +358 442 432 449. 

  • Please check the opening hours by phone, from www-pages or by e-mail.
  • The customer shall have payment receipt and hut reservation confirmation along in order to show proof of reservation and its payment.

Facilities

  • A sleeping platform, matresses and pillows.
  • A wood-burning stove, a gas cooker, a saucepan, and a frying pan.
  • A campfire site, a dry toilet and a woodshed.
  • There is a smoke alarm in the hut, but we recommend bringing your own device with you. 
  • Take own candles, toilet paper and headlamp with you.
  • Household water is taken from the lake Kopsuslampi.

Notices

  • There are no accessible services in the hut.
  • 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.
  • You can camp by the campfire sites.
  • The route includes some river crossings. There are bridges by the River Suomujoki at Aitaoja, Kotaköngäs, and Porttikoski and by the River Luttojoki at Raja-Jooseppi. The wading cable is located by the River Nuorttijoki some 300 metres upstream from the Kärekeoja hut.
  • Pets are not permitted in the hut.
  • Make sure you pack a first-aid kit.
  • From the March to September is possible to stay in the hut maximum two nights in a row and from October to February maximum 7 nights in a row.
  • There is a recycling point at the reservable turf hut. Hikers are however adviced to bring their own waste out of the area. Read more about Hiking Without Littering.
  • Safety on hiking.

Maintenance and Management 

Booking information

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