Hammaskuru Reservable Wilderness Hut

22.3.2024
Exceptionally, bookings for the reservation and rental huts maintained by National Parks Finland for the year 2025 can only be made starting from the beginning of November 2024. More information

Reservable wilderness hut for 8 persons. In the same building there is a open wilderness hut

Booking

Hut can be booked directly at Eräluvat.fi webshop (verkkokauppa.eraluvat.fi/en/). Terms of reservation for the Hammaskuru reservable 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 or in Ivalo. The hut was built in 1966.

Location

Price

16,50 € /night / person (incl. VAT 10%).

Keys

Key for the hut is in a coded key box located outside at the hut door. You will receive further instructions and the code when booking.

Facilities

  • Two-tiered sleeping platforms, mattresses, pillows, a table and benches.
  • A wood-burning stove, a gas cooker, a saucepan, and a frying pan.
  • Take own candles, toilet paper and headlamp with you.
  • 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.
  • Household water is taken from the river Hammasjoki.

When leaving the hut, remember that it has to be clean and ready for the next customers.
Camping is allowed in the immediate proximity to campfire site.

Notices

  • 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.
  • Pets are not permitted in the hut.

Metsähallitus follows the principles of litter-free hiking. Visitors are adviced to bring their own waste out of the area. Read more about Hiking Without Littering and Safety on hiking. Make sure you pack a first-aid kit.

Maintenance and Management

A hand holding a mobile phone showing Excursionmap.fi. Open the map of Hammaskuru reservable hut in Excursionmap.fi.

 

The booking calendar

By checking the booking calendar of the huts (eraluvat.fi) you can see the availability beforehand.

Guidelines on using Reservable Wilderness Huts 

Read Guidelines on using Reservable Wilderness Huts.