Kuonjarjoki Open Wilderness Hut


Open wilderness hut for 10 persons

Location, Maps and Description

Northern Lapland Region, Municipality of Enontekiö, Käsivarsi Wilderness Area

Kuonjarjoki, coordinates: Euref-Fin (~ WGS84) lat: 69° 06.1135' lon: 21° 13.1470'  ETRS-TM35FIN: N: 7676567 E: 270159

The wilderness hut is situated south of the Kahperusvaara Hills by Nordkalottleden Trail on the north bank of the River Kuonjarjoki which runs between the Kahperusvaara Hills and Guonjarvárri Fell.

Nordkalottleden Trail map
Halti - Kilpisjärvi outdoor map 1:50,000
Enontekiö guide and recreational map 1:100,000



A stove and a gas cooker.


Pets are permitted in the hut, but only in case that other visitors agree with it.

The building also houses a reservable wilderness hut for 10 persons.

Visitors must come prepared with warm clothing, food, drink, maps, compass, orienteering skills and matches. Fog or storms can form in just a few hours. Take also your own toilet paper.

Waste Management

There are no waste bins at the hut. Hikers are adviced to bring their own waste out of the area. Read more about Hiking Without Littering.

Maintenance and Management

Metsähallitus, Parks & Wildlife Finland. For more information contact Fell Lapland Visitor Centre, tel. int. +358 206 39 7950.