Sireninkämppä Day-use Hut (so called Sirenin kämppä)


Day-use hut

Location,  Maps and Description

Southern Lapland, Municipality of Rovaniemi, Kaihuanvaara

Sireninkämppä, coordinates: Euref-Fin (~ WGS84) lat: 66° 23.6556' lon: 26° 51.8922'  ETRS-TM35FIN: N: 7363863 E: 493961

The Sireninkämppä hut is located southeast of Rovaniemi, on a slope of Kaihuanvaara Hill, on the eastern side of Lake Iso-Kaihuajärvi. You can get close to the hut from the road that runs along the eastern side of Lake Iso-Kaihuajärvi. A hiking trail runs onto Kaihuanvaara Hill via the hut.

Yläkemijoki recreational map 1:50 000

Terrain map T434 Olkkajärvi 1:50 000

Formerly, the Siperia hut used to function as a base for researchers of the Finnish Forest Research Institute in the Kaihuanvaara Research Area.


A stove


There is a brook next to the hut. You can take water from it. However, the water quality has not been monitored.

Pets are allowed in the hut, but only with the consent of the other users of the hut.

Safety on hiking

Waste Management

There are no wastemanagement at the wilderness hut, so 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 Pilke House Customer Service, tel. int. +358 206 39 7820.

Guidelines on using Day-use Huts

Read Guidelines on using Day-use Huts.

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.

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