Kilpisjärvi Visitor Centre

Three hikers with large backpacks have arrived at the service desk of Kilpisjärvi visitor centre. Kilpisjärvi Visitor Centre provides information for tourists, hikers and fishers. Photo: Rami Valonen.

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 for all visitors, tourists, fishers, and hikers on the Nordkalott Trail.

Opening Hours in 2024

17.6.–15.9. Mon–Fri 10am–4pm
Closed 21.6.

Free entry.
We reserve the rights to changes.

Contact Information

Address: Käsivarrentie 14145, 99490 Kilpisjärvi (Enontekiö)
Telephone: +358 206 39 7990. The price of the call is EUR 0.00/min + mobile phone charge specified in your mobile phone subscription or local network charge when using a landline phone.

On the Edge of the Caledonides

Location: Northern Lapland, Enontekiö (, Kilpisjärvi. 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 On the Edge of the Caledonides, 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 snowmobile track permits, information on the trails and the wilderness huts in the Käsivarsi region, maps, books, souvenirs, free WiFi, recycling point. Info about services provided by cooperating partners also available. Read more.

The Visitor Centre is managed by Metsähallitus.

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