Hirvashauta Reservable Wilderness Hut

Reservable wilderness hut for 6 persons. In the same building there is a open wilderness hut.

Booking

Urho Kekkonen National Park Customer Service Kiehinen or by e-mail ukpuisto(at)metsa.fi. Terms of reservation for the Hirvashauta reservable hut. See where to pick up the keys.

Suitable for overnight stays for individual hikers and small groups. The nearest shops and restaurants are located in Savukoski. The hut was built in 1985. The hut is located along the marked Nuortti Hiking Trail in the Urho Kekkonen National Park.

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 bunk beds with extendable lower bunks, mattresses, pillows, quilts, a table, and benches.
  • A wood-burning stove, a gas cooker, a saucepan, and a frying pan.
  • 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.
  • In the same building, there is also an open wilderness hut and a drying room. A drying room shared with the other hut.
  • Take own candles, toilet paper and headlamp with you.
  • Household water is taken from the river Nuorttijoki.

Keys

 
Please check the opening hours by phone, from www-pages or by e-mail.
 

Notices

  • The customer shall have payment receipt and hut reservation confirmation along in order to show proof of reservation and its payment.
  • There is bridge by the River Nuorttijoki at Kolsankoski.
  • The hut is not suited for the disabled.
  • You can camp by the campfire sites.
  • The route includes some river crossings.
  • The wading cable is located by the River Nuorttijoki some 300 metres upstream from the Kärekeoja 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.
  • Pets are not permitted in the hut.
  • Make sure you pack a first-aid kit.
  • 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

Terms of reservation

Read the terms of reservation.

Guidelines on using Reservable Wilderness Huts 

Read Guidelines on using Reservable Wilderness Huts.

Reservation situation

Look the reservation status of the pages eraluvat.fi online store (eraluvat.fi) in advance. The reservation is made via the given contact information. 

Booking information
  • Available
  • Fully booked

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