Sarvijoki Reservable Wilderness Hut (so called Sarvioja)

Reservable wilderness hut for 8 persons. In the same building there is a open wilderness hut

Booking

Sarvijoki hut will not be booked for 2021 due to renovation until the schedule is confirmed.  Urho Kekkonen National Park Customer Service Kiehinen or by e-mail ukpuisto(at)metsa.fi. Terms of reservation for the Sarvijoki reservable hut. See where to pick up the keys.

Suitable for overnight stays for hikers and groups with good navigation skills. The hut is located in the Urho Kekkonen National Park's wilderness zone, which has no marked trails. The nearest shops and restaurants are located in Saariselkä and in Ivalo. The hut was built in 1968.

Location

Price

12 € / night / person (incl. VAT 10%).
 
  • From the March to September is possible to stay in the hut maximum two nights in a row and from October to February maximum 7 nights in a row.

Facilities

  • Two-tiered sleeping platforms, mattresses, pillows, a table, and benches.
  • A wood-burning stove, a gas cooker, a saucepan, and a frying pan.
  • 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 Sarvioja.

Keys

 
Please check the opening hours by phone, from www-pages or by e-mail.

Notices

  • The customer shall have payment receipt and hut reservation confirmation along in order to show proof of reservation and its payment.
  • The hut is not suited for the disabled.
  • You can camp by the campfire sites.
  • The route includes some river crossings. There are bridges by the River Suomujoki at Aitaoja, Kotaköngäs, and Porttikoski and by the River Luttojoki at Raja-Jooseppi.
  • 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.
  • Pets are not permitted in the hut.
  • Make sure you pack a first-aid kit.
  • There is a recycling point at the wilderness 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 

Guidelines on using Reservable Wilderness Huts 

Read Guidelines on using Reservable Wilderness Huts.

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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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