Auttiköngäs log floaters Hut Day-use Hut


Day-use hut

Location,  Maps and Description

Southern Lapland, Municipality of Rovaniemi, Auttiköngäs.

Auttiköngäs, coordinates: Euref-Fin (~ WGS84) lat: 66° 17.3302' lon: 27° 12.1099'  ETRS-TM35FIN: N: 7352119 E: 509056

This hut was previously used by log floaters and is situated next to Auttiköngäs parking area. There are signposts from the Kuusamo - Rovaniemi road to Auttiköngäs, which is about 1 km down a gravel road.

Auttiköngäs map
Yläkemijoki recreational map 1:50,000
Terrain map T511 Autti, 1:50,000


Natural stone fireplace, lean-to shelter 100 m from the hut. Dry toilets at Auttiköngäs parking area.


The hut is open year round.
The hut is accessible by wheelchair and pram.
There is a photograph exhibit in the hut which features log floating culture.
Visitors can take drinking water from the river (in which case it should be boiled before drinking) or from the café which is open during summer.
Pets are permitted in the hut, but only in case that other visitors agree with it.

Safety on hiking

Waste Management

There are waste bins at Auttiköngäs parking area. Read more about hiking without littering.

Maintenance and Management

Metsähallitus, Parks & Wildlife Finland. For more information contact Pilke House Customer Service, tel. int. +358 206 39 7820.

Guidelines on using Day-use Huts

Read Guidelines on using Day-use Huts.

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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