Suomunruoktu Reservable Wilderness Hut

Suitable for overnight stays for hikers and groups 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 hut was build in 1966. About 500 metres down the River Suomujoki you will find the old Suomunruoktu hut.

Location

Price

12 € / night / person (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.

Facilities

  • Two-tiered sleeping platforms, mattresses, pillows, a table, and benches.
  • A wood-burning stove, a gas cooker, a saucepan, and a frying pan.
  • There's no lighting in the hut, please bring your own candles
  • 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
  • Drinking water can be collected from the River Suomujoki.

Keys

You can pick up the keys from Saariselkä Customer Service Kiehinen, Ivalo Customer Service, Savukoski Visitor Centre KorvatunturiFell Centre Kiilopää, Hotel Samperin Savotta, Tulppion Majat, RM Poro ja Erä, Tuntsan Tuntuiloma tel. +358 400 274 074 or from the Vuotson PoroBaari +358 442 432 449.
 
Please check the opening hours by phone, from www-pages or by e-mail.

Notices

  • You can camp by the campfire sites.
  • The hut is not suited for the disabled.
  • 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. 
  • 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 not permitted in the hut.
  • There is a recycling point at the reservable wilderness 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