Visit Kilpisjärvi Visitor Centre

14.7.2021
During a forest fire warning (ilmatieteenlaitos.fi), fire is only allowed at covered campfire sites that have a flue or in fireplaces at huts, but only with extreme caution. The one who lights the fire is always responsible for its safety. Making a fire at campfire sites can be banned locally.
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.

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

Opening Hours in 2021

3.3.–2.5. Mon–Sun 10am–5pm
7.6.–3.10. Mon–Sun 10am–5pm
 
Closed exceptionally on 1st August 2021.
 
Closed at 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@metsa.fi

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.

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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