Neakkela Gaskastohpu / Näkkälän Välitupa Open Wilderness Hut
Open wilderness hut for 6 persons.
Location, Maps and Description
Northern Lapland Region, Municipality of Enontekiö, near Pöyrisjärvi Wilderness Area
Neakkela Gaskastohpu / Näkkälän Välitupa, coordinates: Euref-Fin (~ WGS84) lat: 68° 30.6079' lon: 23° 37.1373' ETRS-TM35FIN: N: 7603535 E: 361832
Hut is located along the Hetta - Näkkälä Trail, on the shore of a small River Kalaoja, which flows to River Närpistöjoki, about 15 km north of Hetta.
A stove. A dry toilet and a woodshed outside the hut.
Pets are permitted in the hut, but only in case that other visitors agree with it.
Visitors must come prepared with warm clothing, food, drink, maps, compass, orienteering skills and matches. Fog or storms can form in just a few hours. Take also your own toilet paper.
Metsähallitus follows the principles of litter-free hiking. Visitors are adviced to bring their own waste out of the area. Recycling points can be found at Yllästunturi, Pallastunturi and Fell Lapland Visitor Centre. Read more about Hiking without littering.
Maintenance and Management
Tourist entrepreneurs operating in national parks or other areas managed by Metsähallitus need a cooperation agreement. A fee is charged for using the routes and service infrastructure for business activities.