Punainenhiekka Day Trip Hut
Camping is Only Allowed in the Marked Area
Camping is only allowed in the marked camping area (6 sites for tents), not on the sand or on the beach! The erosion of the terrain is very bad due to wild camping. Campfires are only allowed in the fireplace in the hut and in the campfire site near the hut.
Day Trip Hut, an accessible hut. Camping allowed only on the marked camping area for six tents.
Location, Maps and Description
Western Lapland Region, Municipality of Kittilä, Pallas-Yllästunturi National Park
Punainenhiekka, coordinates: Euref-Fin (~ WGS84) lat: 68° 00.4902' lon: 24° 13.9367' ETRS-TM35FIN: N: 7546365 E: 384369
The Punainenhiekka Day Trip Hut is situated at the south end of Lake Pallasjärvi. It is a half-kilometre walk from Majavaoja road to the hut.
A stove, a dry toilet and a wood shed. There is a campfire site on the grounds of 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. Take also your own toilet paper.
There are no waste management services at the hut. The goal of the National Park is to be a litter-free area and hikers are adviced to bring their own waste out of the area. Recycling points can be found at Yllästunturi Visitor Centre Kellokas, Pallastunturi Visitor Centre and Fell Lapland Visitor Centre. Read more about Hiking Without Littering.