Hannukuru Open Wilderness Hut



Open wilderness hut for 16 + 16 persons

Location, Maps and Description

Northern Lapland Region, Municipality of Enontekiö, Pallas-Yllästunturi National Park

Hannukuru, coordinates: Euref-Fin (~ WGS84) lat: 68° 13.0782' lon: 23° 56.9398'  ETRS-TM35FIN: N: 7570290 E: 373697

The wilderness hut is situated on the Hetta-Pallas Trail 28 km from Hetta and 27 km from Pallas.

Pallas-Yllästunturi National Park map



A stove, a gas cooker, a dry toilet, a wood shed and basic cooking equipment. There is a sauna at the small near-by lake. On the opposite shore there is a campfire shelter and a camping site.


In the winter, the well does not work. The water has to be fetched from the stream north of the sauna or melted from snow.

The sauna fee is 7 € / adult, 4 € / child (under 7 years) or for a member of a group (a group is > 10 persons). Payment in advance in Pallas-Yllästunturi National Parks visitor centres or by mobile phone. Call
tel. +358 6060 56 1439 (7 € payment) or
tel. +358 6060 56 1440 (4 € payment).
One call for one payment. 

We suggest the following arrangement; women use the sauna during even-numbered hours and men during odd-numbered hours. This way everyone will get a chance to go.

The peak seasons for this hut are Easter holidays and the autumns ruska season.

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

There is a reservable wilderness hut for 24 persons located 200 meters from the open wilderness hut.

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

There are no waste management services at the hut. The goal of the National Park is to be a litter-free area and hikers are adviced to bring their own waste out of the area. Recycling points can be found at Yllästunturi Visitor Centre Kellokas, Pallastunturi Visitor Centre and Fell Lapland Visitor Centre.  Read more about Hiking Without Littering.

Maintenance and Management

Metsähallitus, Parks & Wildlife Finland. For more information contact Pallastunturi Visitor Centre, tel. int. +358 206 39 7930 or Fell Lapland Visitor Centre, tel. int. +358 206 39 7950.