Hirvás / Hirvasvuopio Rental Hut

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

Hirvasvuopio Rental Hut is located by the shore of the River Lätäseno, in the hearth of Käsivarsi Wilderness Area. The nature offers excellent opportunities for fishing. The most popular time is March-April.

Rental hut, 8 hlö, 30 m².


Read important Safety Checklist before booking the hut.

Hut can be booked directly at the Eräluvat.fi webshop (eraluvat.fi) starting from June 2024Terms of reservation for the Hirvasvuopio rental hut.


Northern Lapland, Enontekiö (enontekiolapland.com).
Käsivarsi Wilderness Area 

Hirvás / Hirvasvuopio Rental Hut, coordinates: Euref-Fin (~ WGS84) lat: 68° 53.3825' lon: 22° 11.4414' ETRS-TM35FIN; N: 7649631 E: 306860

Hirvasvuopio Open Wilderness Hut is situated about 450 metres from the rental hut.

In the winter the hut can be reached by skiing or snowmobile, in summer by foot or mountain bike. It is 70 km from Hirvasvuopio to Kilpisjärvi village. There is Kilpisjärvi Visitor Centrea shop, a fuel distribution point and restaurants. It is 60 km from Hirvasvuopio to Karesuvanto village. There is the nearest fuel distribution point and restaurant. In the Swedish side of the border there is a shop and other services. It is 120 km to Hetta village, the centre of the municipality of Enontekiö. In Hetta there is Fell Lapland Visitor Centre.


Käsivarsi Wilderness Area map
Other maps of the area


250 € / day or 1500 € / week (incl. VAT 10%).


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.


Living room, bedroom, loft, kitchenette, wood heated iron heater, candle lights, gas stove and oven. In living room there are two bunk beds (lower bed for two persons), in loft two beds and in bedroom a bunk bed. 

Separate wood heated sauna by shore, ground cellar for food, store house, outdoor toilet and two boats. There is a boat ramp and pier at the river.  

Take own candles, toilet paper and headlamp with you. 

Metsähallitus follows the principles of litter-free hiking. Visitors are adviced to bring their own waste out of the area. Recycling points can be found at Kilpisjärvi and Fell Lapland Visitor Centre. Read more about Hiking without Littering.


There is no marked trail to the rental hut and it is challenging terrain to navigate there.

Pets are allowed in the hut. The hut is located in a reindeer herding area, take into account the free-grazing reindeer and keep your dog on a leash, read more about hiking in the reindeer herding area.

It is recommended to boil water from natural sources before consumption. It is approximately 30 metres to the banks of the Lätäseno River.  

When leaving the hut, remember that it has to be clean and ready for the next customers. The hut can't be checked after each customer. If the previous customer has not cleaned the hut, please contact immediately to the maintenance of the hut. If the hut is not cleaned after the rent, Metsähallitus will charge for the cleaning.

Visitors must come prepared with warm clothing, food, drink, maps, compass, orienteering skills and matches. Fog or storms can form in just a few hours. Take also your own toilet paper. 

Note, that snowmobiling always requires the premission of the landowner. Read more on snowmobiling at Eräluvat.fi (eraluvat.fi).

Mobile network coverage is poor in wilderness areas. Check your operator website for coverage areas.

Safety on hiking

Fishing area

When fishing in the rivers, you have to pay fisheries management fee (eraluvat.fi) as well as a municipality of Käsivarsi-Tarvanto 1401 (eraluvat.fi) . When fishing at Lätäseno you must have a Lätäseno permit no 1423 (eraluvat.fi) in addition to the national fisheries management fee. Fishing permits are sold by the customer service points of Metsähallitus and Eräluvat webshop (eraluvat.fi).

Hunting area

Hunting area 1613 Käsivarsi (eraluvat.fi). The majority of game species are grouse and mountain hare. Those hunting with a dog must contact the reindeer herding cooperative. Hunting permits are sold by Metsähallitus customer service points, including Fell Lapland Visitor Centre.

Maintenance and Management

Metsähallitus, Parks & Wildlife Finland, Lapland. For more information contact Kilpisjärvi Visitor Centre or Fell Lapland Visitor Centre.

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Booking information

Guidelines on using Rental Huts

Read Guidelines on using Rental Huts.

Outdoor Etiquette

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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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