The Vaarala Lean-to is 7.6 km east of the Rovaniemi city centre on a grass field by the Kemi River. The log-built lean-to features a campfire site. Nearby there is a beach, a playground, a volleyball court and toilets/changing rooms.
From the city centre of Rovaniemi approx. 2.6 km along Sodankyläntie road, turn right onto Kuusamontie road for approx. 6.2 km, continue onto Pullinniemenkuja road for approx. 160 m, turn right into the parking area at approx. 100 m.