Accommodation facilities in Mukhrino

Mukhrino facility is located in 30 km to the south-west from Khanty-Mansiysk, on the left Irtysh River bank near the peatland Mukhrino.

Geographic coordinates: 60.8889N, 68.7026E

Mukhrino Field Station has a two-storey wooden house with study/laboratory rooms, beds for 20 persons, a simple dining room with a kitchen, and a Russian sauna. It is possible accommodate more people in the second floor and in the tents in summer.

Mukhrino buildings infrastructure plan

The MFS general accommodation facilities plan

MFS is a remote station without road access. It is reached by different off-road vehicles or on foot depending on the season. There is a walking path (8 km long) going from the nearest road (highway Khanty-Mansiysk – Nyagan) to the station, which is used in the late summer and autumn. The season with high water lever (May-June) obstructs walking but opens the water transport facilities: it takes about 40 minutes to reach the station from Khanty-Mansiysk by boat. The snowmobile vehicles are used to visit the station in winter. The is also an all-terrain vehicle (Argo) for field work in remote areas.


Position of MFS in the landscapes: 1 walking path toward the station, 2 the house of MFS, 3 the research polygon of MFS, 4 secondary deciduous forests, 5 old coniferous forests, 6 floodplain

Transport capacities:

  • snowmobiles Bombardier Ski-Doo
  • boat Freereder-490-jet (for 6 persons)
  • all-terrain vehicle Argo

Аccess to the station: 1) by boat from the highway – 20 min, 2) by boat from Khanty-Mansiysk – 60 min, 3) on foot about 8 km, 2-3 hours, 4) by off-road vehicle and snowmobile – 30 min, 5) a new to-be constructed oilfield road.

See some photos of accommodation facilities in our photocollection on Flickr:

The sauna and the house


Last update: 25.02.2020