Sallâvääri / Sallivaara Open Wilderness Hut


Open wilderness hut for 5 persons.


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

Sallivaara, coordinates: Euref-Fin (~ WGS84) lat: 68° 29.4254' lon: 25° 53.3483'  ETRS-TM35FIN: N: 7597953 E: 454547.

The wilderness hut is situated at the Sallivaara reindeer round-up site on the northwest side of road 955 (Inari - Kittilä).

This log cabin is known as Poliisien kämppä (polices' cabin). There is a tent site and a campfire site close to the wilderness hut.


  • A wood-burning stove and a gas cooker.


Lemmenjoki outdoor map, 1:100 000/1:50 000.
Terrain map no V443 1:50 000.


  • 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.

Outdoor Etiquette

1. Respect nature.

2. Mainly use marked trails.

3. Camp only where it is allowed.

4. Light your campfire only where it is allowed.

5. Do not litter.

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