Rakitsanoja Open Wilderness hut

Open wilderness hut for 6 persons.

Location

Facilities

  • A sleeping platform, a table, and benches.
  • A wood-burning stove and a gas cooker.
  • There is a smoke alarm in the hut, but we recommend bringing your own device with you. 
  • A campfire site, a dry toilet and a woodshed.
  • Take own candles, toilet paper and headlamp with you.
  • Household water is taken from the river Rakitsanoja.

Notices

  • You can camp by the campfire sites.
  • The hut is not suited for the disabled.
  • Please note that it takes some time before the hut is properly warm.
  • When leaving the hut, remember that it has to be clean and ready for the next customers.
  • Make sure you pack a first-aid kit.
  • Pets are permitted in the hut, but only in case that other visitors agree with it.
  • There are waste bins at the hut. Hikers are however adviced to bring their own waste out of the area. Read more about Hiking Without Littering.
  • Safety on hiking

Maps

Maintenance and Management

Metsähallitus, Parks & Wildlife Finland. 
For more information contact Urho Kekkonen National Park Customer Service Kiehinen tel. int. +358 206 39 7200.

Guidelines on Using Open Wilderness Huts

Read Guidelines on Using Open Wilderness Huts.