Karvaselkä Day-use Hut

Day-use Hut


  • Northern Lapland, Municipality of Inari, Saariselkä Area
  • Karvaselkä, coordinates: Euref-Fin (~ WGS84) lat: 68° 25.2760' lon: 27° 25.9845'  ETRS-TM35FIN: N: 7589895 E: 517774
  • The hut is also known as haunted hut (‘kummituskämppä'). It is situated along the trail leading to Vellinsärpimä, just before Saariselkä Tourist Centre.
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  • Staying overnight in the hut is forbidden. There is no toilet at the hut. Pets are permitted in the hut, but only in case that other visitors agree with it.
  • The hut was moved to its present location from near the old postal route which is now the Inari-Kittilä road.
  • 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.
  • Safety on Hiking.

Maintenance and Management

Metsähallitus, Parks & Wildlife Finland. For more information contact Urho Kekkonen National Park Customer Service

Guidelines on using Day-use Huts

Read Guidelines on using Day-use Huts.