Nattasen palovartijan tupa Hut (so called Nattanen)


Day-use hut.


Eastern Lapland, Municipality of Sodankylä, Sompio Strict Nature Reserve.

Nattasen palovartijan tupa huts, coordinates: Euref-Fin (~ WGS84) lat: 68° 07.3365' lon: 27° 22.1980'  ETRS-TM35FIN: N: 7556543 E: 515384.

The hut is situated in Sompio Strict Nature Reserve on the top of Pyhä-Nattanen Fell.


  • There are not a wood-burning stove and a gas cooker.



  • Pets are permitted in the hut, but only if other visitors consent to it.
  • Safety on hiking.
  • There are bins for mixed waste at the hut, but hikers are asked to bring their own waste to one of the recycling points, which are located at the tarting and ending points of the trails in Aittajärvi, Raja-Jooseppi, Saariselkä, Kiilopää and Kemihaara. Read more about Hiking Without Littering.

Maintenance and Management

Metsähallitus, Parks & Wildlife Finland. For more information contact Urho Kekkonen National Park Customer Service , tel. int. +358 206 39 7200.

Guidelines on using Day-use Huts

Read Guidelines on using Day-use Huts.