Ahmatupa Open Wilderness Hut

Ahmatupa Open Wilderness Hut. Photo: Eeva Mäkinen.

The wilderness hut is situated on the south slope of Ahmavaara Hill on the bank of the River Ahmaoja, which flows into the River Pärjänjoki. This log cabin is the largest wilderness hut in Syöte National Park.


Open wilderness hut for 6 persons.
In the same building there is a reservable wilderness hut for 8 persons.


North Ostrobothnia, Municipality of Pudasjärvi, Syöte National Park



  • A stove and a gas cooker.
  • On the grounds there is a campfire shelter for everyone to use and a sauna for those staying in the reservable wilderness hut. Firewood available for everyone. 
  • An outhouse. 


  • During ski season a wilderness café is open at the hut during the day.
  • Pets are allowed in the hut.
  • Please note that it takes some time before the hut is properly warm!
  • Safety on hiking

Waste Management

There is a recycling point at the hut. Read more about Hiking Without Littering.

Maintenance and Management

Metsähallitus, Parks & Wildlife Finland.

More information Syöte Visitor Centre tel. int. +358 0206 39 6550

Guidelines on Using Open Wilderness Huts

Read Guidelines on Using Open Wilderness Huts.

Information for Companies and Big Groups

Do you plan to organize guided excursions to the Finnish National Parks or other protected areas? It is possible due to partnership agreement with Metsähallitus, Parks & Wildlife Finland.


Many kinds of Huts for the Hiker. Please note, that it is not allowed for big groups or commercial groups to overnight in Open Wilderness Huts and in Day-use Huts

A hand holding a mobile phone showing Excursionmap.fi. Open the map of Ahmatupa hut in Excursionmap.fi.

Excursionmap.fi is a free map service provided by Metsähallitus. It can be used to search destinations, choose map layers and print maps.

Outdoor Etiquette

A cartoon picture of a family walking on a summer path.

1. Respect nature.

2. Mainly use marked trails.

3. Camp only where it is allowed.

4. Light your campfire only where it is allowed.

5. Do not litter.

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