Services in Kilpisjärvi Visitor Centre

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 hiker sitting on a rock by the shore of lake Tsahkaljärvi in autumn, taking a photo of the Saana fell.


  • Information on Malla Strict Nature Reserve, Kilpisjärvi area, Saana Nature Reserve and Research Area, Nordkalott Trail, and Käsivarsi Wilderness Area, hiking services in the nearby areas in Sweden and Norway, fishing, and services provided by cooperating partners.
  • Reservations and keys to reservation and rental huts in the Käsivarsi Wilderness Area. When the visitor centre is closed, keys to reservation huts can be collected from Kilpisjärvi customs; a valid receipt must be shown.
  • For sale: maps of the Käsivarsi area and nearby areas in Sweden and Norway, books, local handicrafts, and other souvenirs.
  • WLAN is available to customers.

Services for the Disabled

The visitor centre is accessible by wheelchair from the upper yard. The visitor centre's toilets are accessible by wheelchair.

Participate in our survey, please

Participate in the development of the visitor services in the Käsivarsi Wilderness Area and the Nordkalott Trail by responding to the online questionnaire ( Thank you!