Karitunturi Day-use Hut

The day-use hut is located in the south-western corner of Riisitunturi National Park at Karitunturi Fell, 8.5 km north of Hotel Kirikeskus.


Day-use Hut


Southern Lapland, Municipality of Posio, Riisitunturi National Park.



Karitunturi, coordinates: Euref-Fin (~ WGS84) lat: 66° 09.5245' lon: 28° 17.9969'  ETRS-TM35FIN: N: 7338212 E: 558629


A stove.


  • Pets are allowed in the hut.
  • The dry toilet is located 100 metres from the hut.
  • Safety on hiking

Waste Management

There are no waste bins at the hut. Hikers are adviced to bring their own waste out of the area. Read more about hiking without littering.

Maintenance and Management

Metsähallitus, Parks & Wildlife Finland.

For more information contact

Oulanka Visitor Centre tel. int. +358 206 39 6850

Guidelines on using Day-use Huts

Read Guidelines on using Day-use Huts.

Information for Companies and Big Groups

Do you plan to organize guided excursions to the Finnish National Parks or other protected areas? It is possible due to partnership agreement with Metsähallitus, Parks & Wildlife Finland.


Many kinds of Huts for the Hiker. Please note, that it is not allowed for big groups or commercial groups to overnight in Open Wilderness Huts and in Day-use Huts

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Outdoor Etiquette

A cartoon picture of a family walking on a summer path.

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.

Read more