Pajupuro Open Wilderness Hut

Pajupuro Open Wilderness Hut. Photo: Sini Salmirinne.


Open wilderness hut, for 6 persons

Maps and Description

Southern Lapland, Municipality of Posio, Korouoma Nature Reserve

Pajupuro, coordinates: Euref-Fin (~ WGS84) lat: 66° 07.9679' lon: 27° 34.5514'  ETRS-TM35FIN: N: 7334831 E: 525999

The wilderness hut is situated on the trail which leads through Korouoma recreation area. To get to this trail, turn off road 81 (Posio - Rovaniemi) onto the road to Kurttajoki. The trail's starting point is by this road. The hut is near the point where the Rivers Pajupuro and Korojoki meet at the southeast end of Korouoma Canyon.

Terrain map S522, 1:50 000
Korouoma-Simojärvi outdoor map 1:50,000.


A stove.


Pets are allowed in the hut.

Safety on hiking

Waste Management

There are no waste bins at the hut. Kindly bring your own litter out of the area. Read more about hiking without littering.

Maintenance and Management

Metsähallitus, Parks & Wildlife Finland.


For more information contact:
Oulanka Visitor Centre tel. int. +358 206 39 6850 or Kuusamo Customer Service Karhuntassu tel. int. +358 206 39 6804.

Photo: Tuuli Turunen.

Information for Companies and Big Groups

Do you plan to organize guided excursions to the Finnish National Parks or other protected areas? It is possible due to partnership agreement with Metsähallitus, Parks & Wildlife Finland.


Many kinds of Huts for the Hiker. Please note, that it is not allowed for big groups or commercial groups to overnight in Open Wilderness Huts and in Day Trip Huts