Kaskasjoki Open Wilderness Hut


Open wilderness hut for 6 persons

Location, Maps and Description

Northern Lapland Region, Municipality of Enontekiö  (tosilappi.fi), Käsivarsi Wilderness Area

Kaskasjoki, coordinates: Euref-Fin (~ WGS84) lat: 68° 51.4821' lon: 21° 42.5437'  ETRS-TM35FIN: N: 7647702 E: 287253

The wilderness hut is situated on the south bank of the River Kaskasjoki which runs into the River Toriseno. It is about 2 km downstream from Lake Kaskasjärvi on a strip of land between the river and a pond.

Käsivarsi Wilderness Area map
Other maps of the area


A stove. A dry toilet and a woodshed outside the hut. 


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

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.

Safety on hiking

Waste Management

Metsähallitus follows the principles of litter-free hiking. Visitors are adviced to bring their own waste out of the area. Recycling points can be found at Yllästunturi, Pallastunturi and Fell Lapland Visitor Centre. Read more about Hiking without littering.

Maintenance and Management

Metsähallitus, Parks & Wildlife Finland. For more information contact Fell Lapland Visitor Centre tel. int. +358 20 639 7950.

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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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