Bárasgállá / Paaraskalla Open Wilderness Hut

The roof of the Paaraskalla hut leaks and the hut is removed from Open Wilderness Hut use. The roof of the cabin will be tinned, the stove will be removed, and the cabin will not be maintained after that. The changes will be implemented in early 2023.


Open wilderness hut for 5 persons. Notice, that the hut is not maintained after early 2023.


Northern Lapland Region, Municipality of Kittilä, Lemmenjoki National Park.

Paaraskalla, coordinates: Euref-Fin (~ WGS84) lat: 68° 17.3321' lon: 25° 33.4659'  ETRS-TM35FIN: N: 7575767 E: 440464.

The wilderness hut is situated in-between two fells - Paaraskalla and Uurrekarkia - on the trail leading from Pokka to Lisma, 2 km south of the Kittilä-Inari municipal border.

The wilderness hut is a log cabin and also suitable for winter use. It was built in 1950 and renovated in 1994.



  • A wood-burning stove. Notice, that the stove will be removed, and the cabin will not be maintained after early 2023.


  • Pets are permitted in the hut, but only if other visitors consent to it.
  • Safety on hiking.
  • There is a recycling point at the wilderness hut, but hikers are asked to bring their own waste out of the area. Read more about Hiking Without Littering.

Maintenance and Management

Metsähallitus, Parks & Wildlife Finland. For more information contact Ivalo Customer Service, tel. int. +358 206 39 7701 or Northern Lapland Nature Centre Siida, tel. int. +358 206 39 7740.

Guidelines on Using Open Wilderness Huts

Read Guidelines on Using Open Wilderness Huts.