Suomunruoktu Reservable Wilderness Hut

22.3.2024
Exceptionally, bookings for the reservation and rental huts maintained by National Parks Finland for the year 2025 can only be made starting from the beginning of November 2024. More information

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

Booking  

Hut can be booked directly at Eräluvat.fi webshop (verkkokauppa.eraluvat.fi/en/). Terms of reservation for the Suomunruoktu reservable hut.

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. The hut was build in 1966. About 500 metres down the River Suomujoki you will find the old Suomunruoktu hut.

Location

Price

16,50 €/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.

Keys

Key for the hut is in a coded key box located outside at the hut door. You will receive further instructions and the code when booking.

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's no lighting in the hut, please bring your own candles.
  • 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.
  • Drinking water can be collected from the River Suomujoki.

Notices

  • You can camp by the campfire sites.
  • There are no accessible services in the hut.
  • 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.
  • Make sure you pack a first-aid kit.
  • Pets are not permitted in the hut.
  • Metsähallitus follows the principles of litter-free hiking. Visitors are adviced to bring their own waste out of the area. Read more about Hiking Without Littering.
  • Safety on hiking.

Maintenance and Management 

Guidelines on using Rental Huts

Read Guidelines on using Rental Huts.


The booking calendar

By checking the booking calendar of the huts (eraluvat.fi) you can see the availability beforehand. 

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