Muorravaarakanruoktu Rental Turf Hut

Suitable for overnight stays for hikers with good navigation skills. The hut is located in the Urho Kekkonen National Park's wilderness zone, which has no marked trails. The nearest shops and restaurants are located in Saariselkä and in Ivalo. The turf hut was built in 1953.

Location

Price

40 € / night (incl. VAT 10%).

Facilities

  • Two sleeping platforms, matresses, pillows and table.
  • A wood-burning stove, a fireplace, a gas cooker, a saucepan, and a frying pan.
  • A campfire site, a dry toilet and a woodshed.
  • There is a smoke alarm in the hut, but we recommend bringing your own device with you. 
  • Take own candles, toilet paper and headlamp with you.
  • Household water is taken from the river Muorravaarakkajoki.
  • Near the Rental turf hut is the Muorravaarakka Open and Reservable Wilderness Hut.

Keys

 
Please check the opening hours by phone, from www-pages or by e-mail.

Notices

  • The customer shall have payment receipt and hut reservation confirmation along in order to show proof of reservation and its payment.
  • There are no accessible services in the hut.
  • You can camp by the campfire sites.
  • The route includes some river crossings. There are bridges by the River Suomujoki at Aitaoja, Kotaköngäs, and Porttikoski, by the River Nuorttijoki at Kolsankoski, and by the River Luttojoki at Raja-Jooseppi. The wading cable is located  by the River Nuorttijoki some 300 metres upstream from the Kärekeoja hut.
  • Please note that it takes some time before the hut is properly warm.
  • When leaving the hut, remember that it has to be clean and ready for the next customers.
  • Pets are not permitted in the hut.
  • Make sure you pack a first-aid kit.
  • From the March to September is possible to stay in the hut maximum two nights in a row and from October to February maximum 7 nights in a row.
  • There is a recycling point at the hut. Hikers are however adviced to bring their own waste out of the area. Read more about Hiking Without Littering.
  • Safety on hiking.

Maps

Maintenance and Management 

Terms of reservation

Read the terms of reservation.

Guidelines on using Reservable Wilderness Huts 

Read Guidelines on using Reservable Wilderness Huts.

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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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