Káhkusuálui  / Kahkusaari Open Wilderness Hut


Open wilderness hut for 8 persons.

Location, Maps and Description

Northern Lapland Region, Municipality of Inari, Inari Hiking Area.

Inarijärvi Kahkusaari, coordinates: Euref-Fin (~ WGS84) lat: 69° 00.7558' lon: 27° 39.6240'  ETRS-TM35FIN: N: 7655908 E: 526396.

The hut is located on the southeastern shore of Kahkusaari Island, northeast of Viimassaari Island in Lake Inari.

The hut was built in 1984 and can be used in winter.


  • A wood-burning stove and a gas cooker.


Lake Inari boating map 1:50 000.
Terrain map no W512 1:50 000.


  • Pets are permitted in the hut, but only if other visitors consent to it.
  • There is a campfire shelter with a fireplace nearby, as well as a pier.
  • Safety on hiking.
  • There is a recycling point at the wilderness hut, but hikers are asked 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 Ivalo Customer Service, tel. int. +358 206 39 7701 or Northern Lapland Nature Centre Siida, tel. int. +358 206 39 7740.