Pyhäkero Open Wilderness Hut
Open wilderness hut for 5 persons
Litter-Free Hetta-Pallas Hiking Trail
The Hetta-Pallas Hiking Trail is now officially litter-free and all waste bins has been removed from the trail.
Please join the challenge and encourage fellow hikers to take care of our wonderful national park. Share the message on social media with hashtags: #RoskatonHettaPallas and #PallasYllästunturinKansallispuisto.
Location, Maps and Description
Northern Lapland Region, Municipality of Enontekiö, Pallas-Yllästunturi National Park
The wilderness hut is situated by the Hetta-Pallas Trail, 7 km from Hetta.
Fireplace, gas cooker, a dry toilet and a wood shed.
The peak seasons for the hut are Easter holidays and the autumn´s ruska season.
There is a service hut on the grounds, which houses a café during spring season.
Pets are not permitted in the hut.
Visitors must come prepared with warm clothing, food, drink, maps, compass, orienteering skills and matches. Fog or storms can form in just a few hours. Take also your own toilet paper.
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 Pallastunturi Visitor Centre and Fell Lapland Visitor Centre. Read more about Hiking Without Littering.
Maintenance and Management
Tourist entrepreneurs operating in national parks or other areas managed by Metsähallitus need a cooperation agreement. A fee is charged for using the routes and service infrastructure for business activities.