Niittypirtti Day-use Hut

A wooden building in winter forest.


Day-use hut

Location, Maps and Description

Southern Lapland, Municipality of Rovaniemi, Arctic Circle Hiking Area

Niittypirtti, coordinates: Euref-Fin (~ WGS84) lat: 66° 35.4385' lon: 26° 11.4919'  ETRS-TM35FIN: N: 7385979 E: 464157

Arctic Circle Hiking Area is located on the east side of the Rovaniemi - Sodankylä road about 20 km northeast of Rovaniemi. The hut is situated by the Kivalonaapa meadow culture trail on the south side of Lake Vaattunkilampi.

Arctic Circle Hiking Area map


Natural stone fireplace


Pets are permitted in the hut, but only in case that other visitors agree with it.

Safety on hiking

Waste Management

There are no waste bins at the hut, which means all visitors must take their own waste with them out of the area. Read more about hiking without littering.

Maintenance and Management

Metsähallitus, Parks & Wildlife Finland. For more information contact Pilke House Customer Service, tel. int. +358 206 39 7820.


Guidelines on using Day-use Huts

Read Guidelines on using Day-use Huts.

Outdoor Etiquette

A cartoon picture of a family walking on a summer path.

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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