Boazojávri / Porojärvi Rental Hut

Exceptionally, bookings for the reservation and rental huts maintained by National Parks Finland for the year 2025 can only be made starting from the beginning of November 2024. More information

Two small cabins situated in the Käsivarsi Wilderness Area, in the southeastern shore of Lake Porojärvi. Porojärvi Rental Hut is known as a holiday destination for the ex-president of Finland, Urho Kekkonen. Porojärvi is situated about 45 km from the nearest road and the village of Kilpisjärvi. The most popular times to visit are early spring and autumn.

Rental hut, 4 + 4 persons. 15 m² + 15 m²


Read important Safety Checklist before booking the hut.

Hut can be booked directly at the Erä webshop ( starting from June 2024. Terms of reservation for the Porojärvi rental hut


Northern Lapland, Municipality of Enontekiö (, Käsivarsi Wilderness Area

Driving directions, GPS  X=3285230 Y=7683374

Along the main road E8 to Kilpisjärvi, from where 45 km in the terrain by hiking or skiing. The cabin is located on the southeastern shore of Lake Porojärvi, in the place, where begins the River Poroeno.

Boazojávri / Porojärvi rental hut, coordinates: Euref-Fin (~ WGS84) lat: 69° 8.784' lon: 21° 35.108' ETRS-TM35FIN: N: 7680184 E: 285117.

Boazojávri / Porojärvi Open Wilderness Hut is situated about 1 km from the rental hut.


Käsivarsi Wilderness Area Map
Other maps of the area 


250 € / day or 1500 € / week (incl. VAT 10%).


Key for the hut is in a coded key box located outside at the hut door. You will receive further instructions and the code when booking.


The old UKK cabin has two bunk beds, candle light, gas stove and wood heated iron heater. The new cabin was build in 1998, and it has a wood burning iron heater, living room, kitchenette and bed room with bunk beds. Candle or headlamp light. Please note that it takes some time before the huts get properly warm.

Separate wood heated sauna by the shore. Boat. The sauna is reserved for the guests in the rental cabin and cannot be used by other hikers. A dry toilet and a woodshed outside near the huts. Firewood can be used only in the hut stoves and sauna, but not outside in campfires.

Bring your own bed linen, sleeping bag, candles, matches, toilet paper and headlamp.

It is recommended to boil water from natural sources before consumption. The lake shore is approximately 50 metres away from the hut. 

Metsähallitus follows the principles of litter-free hiking. Visitors are adviced to bring their own waste out of the area. Recycling point can be found at Kilpisjärvi Visitor Centre. Read more about Hiking without Littering.


It is 45 km from Porojärvi to Kilpisjärvi village on a roadless and partly non-marked terrain by walking or skiing. In Kilpisjärvi village there is Kilpisjärvi Visitor Centre, a shop, a fuel distribution point and restaurants. It is 120 km to Hetta village, the centre of the municipality of Enontekiö. In Hetta there is the Fell Lapland Visitor Centre.

The Boazojávri rental hut is located about 11 km to the west from the Nordkalott trail. There is no marked trail all the way and it is challenging terrain to navigate to the Boazojávri rental hut.

Pets are allowed in the hut. The hut is located in a reindeer herding area, take into account the free-grazing reindeer and keep your dog on a leash, read more about hiking in the reindeer herding area.

Remember to clean the huts properly before leaving. They have to be clean and ready for the next customers. If the previous customer has not cleaned the huts, please contact immediately to the maintenance. If the hut is not cleaned after the rent, Metsähallitus will charge for the cleaning.

Visitors must come prepared with warm clothing, food, drink, maps, compass and orienteering skills. Fog or storms can form in just a few hours. Safety on hiking.

Mobile network coverage is poor in wilderness areas. Check your operator website for coverage areas.

Fishing area 

When fishing in the rivers, you have to pay the fisheries management fee ( and have a Käsivarsi-Tarvanto 1401 ( permit. When fishing at Poroeno you must have a Poroeno 1432 ( permit. Fishing permits are sold by the customer service points of Metsähallitus and Eräluvat webshop (

Maintenance and Management

Metsähallitus, Parks & Wildlife Finland. For more information contact Kilpisjärvi Visitor Centre or Fell Lapland Visitor Centre.

A hand holding a mobile phone showing Open the map of Porojärvi hut in


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