Kelo-oja Gold-diggers' Hut Day Trip Hut


Day Trip Hut

Location, Maps and Description

Northern Lapland, Municipality of Inari, Saariselkä Area
Kelo-oja, coordinates: Euref-Fin (~ WGS84) lat: 68° 25.3135' lon: 27° 26.0451'  ETRS-TM35FIN: N: 7589965 E: 517815

The hut is situated by the marked trail leading to Vellinsärpimä and on the bank of the River Luttojoki. The hut is about 0.5 km from the Saariselkä area entrance.

Urho Kekkosen kansallispuisto outdoor map, 1:100 000
Saariselkä - Sokosti outdoor map,1:50 000
Hammastunturi - Saariselkä outdoor map, 1:100 000
Terrain map V521, 1:50 000



Wood oven


Staying overnight in the hut is forbidden. There is no toilet at the hut. Pets are permitted in the hut, but only in case that other visitors agree with it.

Safety on hiking

Waste Management

Each hiker is responsible for his or her own waste. There are no waste bins at the hut and hikers are asked to bring their mixed and biodegradable waste to recycling points which are located along the trails and at the trail starting and ending points. Burnable waste can be burnt in fireplaces or at campfire sites. Read more about Hiking Without Littering.

Maintenance and Management

Metsähallitus, Parks & Wildlife Finland. For more information contact Saariselkä Customer Service Kiehinen.