Visit Kilpisjärvi Visitor Centre

The flood destroyed the Vuomakasjoki bridge on the Nordkalott Trail and a new one will be built in 2022. Until then you have to wade across the Vuomakasjoki River.

Brown wooden building in the middle of birches in fall colours.

Opening Hours in 2022

21.2.–31.3. Mon–Fri 10am–5pm
1.4.–1.5. Mon–Sun 10am–5pm    
4.–8.5. Wed–Sun 10am–5pm
6.-26.6. Mon–Fri 10am–5pm
27.6.–2.10. Mon–Sun 10am–5pm    

Closed other times.
Customer service Mon–Fri 10am–5pm by phone 0206 39 7990 or email

Free entry.

Contact Information

Address: Käsivarrentie 14145, 99490 Kilpisjärvi (Enontekiö)
Telephone: +358 206 39 7990

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.

Services also from Fell Lapland Visitor Centre.

Directions and Maps

By car    

  • The visitor centre is at the southern end of Kilpisjärvi Village, on the same side of Main Road E8 as Saana Fell. Cars should be parked in the designated area by the road.
  • Vehicles transporting disabled persons can drive to the upper yard of the visitor centre.

By Public Transport  

Outdoor Etiquette

1. Respect nature.

2. Mainly use marked trails.

3. Camp only where it is allowed.

4. Light your campfire only where it is allowed.

5. Do not litter.

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