Kilpisjärvi Visitor Centre

19.3.2019
The stove of the Kuonjarjoki Reservable Wilderness Hut is broken and is out of use! It is not possible to warm the reservable hut now. The Kuonjarjoki Open Wilderness Hut is in use.
Kilpisjärvi Visitor Centre. Photo: Tiia Lepistö.

Welcome to Kilpisjärvi Visitor Centre

Kilpisjärvi sits at the foot of Saana Fell in the middle of the Arctic high-fell area. Kilpisjärvi Visitor Centre's permanent exhibition On the Edge of the Caledonides introduces Malla Strict Nature Reserve, Saana Nature Reserve and Research Area, Käsivarsi Wilderness Area, and the residents of Kilpisjärvi. The Visitor Centre is aimed at visitors, tourists, fishers, and hikers on the Nordkalottleden Trail.

Open in 2019 

3.3.–5.5. Mon–Sun  9 am–4 pm
10.6.–29.9. Mon–Sun  9 am–4 pm

Closed other times.
 
Free entry.
 

When the Centre is closed You can pick up and return the keys for huts in
Reservable wilderness huts: the Customs Station of Kilpisjärvi / upon presentation of the payment receipt.
Rental huts: Neste Kilpisjärvi / upon presentation of the payment receipt.

The services of Fell Lapland Visitor Centre are in use during winter.

Contact Information

Address: Käsivarrentie 14145, 99490 Kilpisjärvi (Enontekiö)
Telephone: +358 206 39 7990
E-mail: kilpisjarvi(at)metsa.fi

Location: Northern Lapland, Enontekiö (www.tosilappi.fi), Kilpisjärvi (www.tosilappi.fi). Read more.

Arrival: By car and public transportation. Read more.

Visit: Entrance to the visitor centre is free of charge. Read more.

Things to Do and See: The exhibition At the Edge of Scandinavia, videos, and photography presentations of Kilpisjärvi, vegetation, and reindeer husbandry. Read more.

Suitability: Suitable for hikers, trekkers, fishers, snowmobile drivers, and families. The exhibition space, customer service, and toilets are accessible to all.

Services: Information on nature, information for hikers, fishing and cross-country traffic permits, reservations and keys to reservation and rental huts in the Käsivarsi Wilderness Area, maps, books, souvenirs, wireless internet connection. Services provided by cooperating partners are also available. Read more.

The Nature Centre is managed by Metsähallitus.