Siilastupa Open Wilderness Hut

Siilastupa Open Wilderness Hut. Photo: Jonna Kalliomäki.

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 Karhunkierros Trail and Pieni Karhunkierros Trail.


Open wilderness hut for 12 persons. 


North Ostrobothnia, Municipality of Kuusamo, Oulanka National Park. Along the Karhunkierros Hiking Trail and the Pieni Karhunkierros Day Trail.


Siilastupa, coordinates: Euref-Fin (~ WGS84) lat: 66° 15.2416' lon: 29° 26.2119'  ETRS-TM35FIN: N: 7350356 E: 609477



  • Stove
  • Gas cooker
  • Dry toilet (50 m from the wilderness hut)
  • Stretcher
  • Ice chisel

Waste Management

  • No trash bins. Please do not leave any litter or other traces of your stay. Read more about Hiking Without Littering
  • The nearest recycling point is the middle of the trail between Myllykoski and Jyrävä.


Maintenance and Management

Metsähallitus, Parks & Wildlife Finland.

For more information contact

Oulanka Visitor Centre tel. int. +358 206 39 6850

Guidelines on Using Open Wilderness Huts

Read Guidelines on Using Open Wilderness Huts.

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.


Many kinds of Huts for the Hiker. Please note, that it is not allowed for big groups or commercial groups to overnight in Open Wilderness Huts and in Day-use Huts

A hand holding a mobile phone showing Open the map of Siilastupa hut in is a free map service provided by Metsähallitus. It can be used to search destinations, choose map layers and print maps.

Outdoor Etiquette

A cartoon picture of a family walking on a summer path.

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.

Read more