Čárajávri, Open Wilderness Hut ( so called Tsaarajärvi)


Open wilderness hut for 8 persons.


Northern Lapland, Inari region, Kaldoaivi Wilderness Area.

Čárajávri, coordinates: Euref-Fin (~ WGS84) lat: 69° 46.9404' lon: 28° 15.0747'  ETRS-TM35FIN: N: 7742095 E: 548256.

The hut is located in the northeastern corner of Inari, on the eastern shore of Lake Čárajávri (Tsarajavrrik), on the border of the municipalities of Inari and Utsjoki.

The hut is suitable for winter use. It was renovated in 2008.


  • A wood-burning stove and a gas cooker.


Sevettijärvi-Nuorgam recreation map, 1:100 000.
Terrain maps X511 or X513 1:50 000.


Maintenance and Management

Metsähallitus, Parks & Wildlife Finland. For more information contact Ivalo Customer Service Tel. +358 206 39 7701 or Northern Lapland Nature Centre Siida Tel. +358 206 39 7740.

Guidelines on Using Open Wilderness Huts

Read Guidelines on Using Open Wilderness Huts.

Outdoor Etiquette

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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