The Hietaperä lean-to is located at approx. 47.5 km from the city centre of Rovaniemi to south-east, in the shoreline scenery of Hietaperänlampi in the Kivalot area.
The spacious log-built lean-to is situated by a beautiful forest pond surrounded by sturdy shoreline pines. The lean-to offers a view over the pond. The lean-to has benches, but there is no campfire site. There are steps leading down from the lean-to to a separate campfire site by the pond. The campfire site is surrounded by benches and there is a table, woodshed and dry toilet in the vicinity.
From the city centre of Rovaniemi approx. 2.6 km along Sodankyläntie road, turn right onto Kuusamontie road to Vanttauskoski approx. 49.3 km, turn right onto Kuusamontie road for approx. 1.5 km, turn left onto Kuusamontie road for approx. 2 km, turn right onto Kivalontie road for approx. 650 m to reach the parking area on the left. The distance from the parking area along road tracks to the lean-to is approx. 50 m.