Services Offered by Enterprises in Kilpisjärvi and Käsivarsi Wilderness Area

17.1.2022
Check regional Covid-instructions before your hiking trip or a visit to a nature center.

Liminganlahti Nature Centre is closed 1.1.-4.2.2022. The Finnish Nature Centre Haltia is closed 10.1.–1.2.2022. Koli Nature Centre Ukko is closed 1.1.–26.1.2022. Kuusamo Customer Service Karhuntassu is closed 13.1.–31.1.2022.

In other nature centers in Finland, we require the use of a facial mask and keeping the 2 meter distance to other visitors. In addition, there may be requirements to show the Covid pass, and/or the number of visitors can be limited. More information Nature centers. The length of the restrictions depends on the region. More regional information can be found at the Finnish institute for health and welfare website.
1.7.2021
The flood destroyed the Vuomakasjoki bridge on the Nordkalott Trail and a new one will be built in 2022. You have to wade across the Vuomakasjoki River.

A group of people with kicksleds. Gear is attached to the kicksleds. A snowmobile belonging to Metsähallitus is standing next to them.

Following enterprises and other organisations offer services in the Käsivarsi Wilderness Area. They have a cooperation agreement with Metsähallitus and they follow the principles of sustainable nature tourism when operating in the wilderness area (metsa.fi).

Guided Excursions

Equipment Rental

Food and Catering Services

Transportation Services

Lodging and Conference Space

Other Services

For Entrepreneurs

Tourist entrepreneurs operating in the National Park need a cooperation agreement with Metsähallitus. A fee is charged for using the service infrastructure for business activities.

White Rock Ptarmigan in the logo of the Käsivarsi Wilderness Area.