Kiilopää, hiking centre and mountain

Kiilopää is both, a hiking center and a mountain in Lapland.
Kiilopää is located 16 km (by road) and beeline 10 km to south from Saariselkä village.

Kiilopää has a longest hiking and camping history in the Saariselkä tourism area. First road was made in year 1963. Mostly it is still same road what we use today, crossroads is in Kakslauttanen. Suomen Latu built the first wilderness hut on Kiilopää in year 1963. Next year they open education center.

Kiilopää mountain

Kiilopää (546 m) is one of the highest arctic mountains in the fell area of Saariselkä. Highest is Sokosti (717 m).

Kiilopää is in Urho Kekkonen National Park. From Suomen Latu Kiilopääs parking place is a marked hiking route to the top of the Kiilopää. Route is 2 km / one way.

Suomen Latu Kiilopää

Suomen Latu is a non-profit organization whose goal has been „Promoting Finnish sports and health sports“ for fifty years.

Suomen Latu Kiilopää – nature sports center, is located 16 km south of the center of Saariselkä, 10 km as the crow flies. The paths and trails of the Saariselkä fell area can be reached right from Kiilopää’s yard, where there is also one gate to Urho Kekkonen National Park.

Food and dining in Kiilopää

  • Cafe-restaurant in main building
  • Small shop in reception

Things to do and other services

Kiilopää on a map

Wetter Ivalo

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