Siilastupa Open Wilderness Hut
A Finnish general by the name of Siilasvuo had this wilderness hut built. The hut is situated on the bank of the River Kitkajoki 3,5 km from the village of Juuma and is on both Karhunkierrros Trail and Pieni Karhunkierros Trail.
Open wilderness hut for 12 persons.
Siilastupa, coordinates: Euref-Fin (~ WGS84) lat: 66° 15.2416' lon: 29° 26.2119' ETRS-TM35FIN: N: 7350356 E: 609477
A stove, a stretcher and an ice chisel.
- There is a dry toilet 50 m from the wilderness hut.
- Pets are allowed in the hut.
- Safety on hiking
Hikers are asked to bring their own waste out of the area. The nearest recycling point is the middle of the trail between Myllykoski and Jyrävä. Read more about Hiking Without Littering.
Information for Companies and Big Groups
Do you plan to organize guided excursions to the Finnish National Parks or other protected areas? It is possible due to partnership agreement with Metsähallitus, Parks & Wildlife Finland.
- Sustainable Tourism in Protected areas in Finland (pdf 3,96 Mt, julkaisut.metsa.fi)
- Please, contact kirjaamo(at)metsa.fi