Ivalojoki Kultala Open Wilderness Hut


Open wilderness hut for 8 persons

Location, Maps and Description

Ivalojoki Kultala. Photo: Pasi Nivasalo

Northern Lapland Region, Municipality of Inari, Hammastunturi Wilderness Area

Ivalojoen Kultala tupa, coordinates: Euref-Fin (~ WGS84) lat: 68° 30.3636' lon: 26° 40.9352'  ETRS-TM35FIN: N: 7599320 E: 487007

The open wilderness hut is situated on the north bank of the River Ivalojoki about 7 km west of the River Sotajoki's mouth, about 100 metres downstream from the Kultala museum cabin.

Hammastunturi - Saariselkä outdoor map 1:100 000
Terrain map V443 1:50 000

The wilderness hut was built in 1996.


Wood oven and gas stove.


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

There is a rental hut in the same building.

Safety on hiking

Waste Management

There are waste bins at the wilderness hut, but we ask that hikers bring their own litter out of the area. Read more about Hiking Without Littering.

Maintenance and Management

Metsähallitus, Parks & Wildlife Finland. For more information contact Saariselkä Customer Service Kiehinen, tel. int. +358 206 39 7200, Tankavaara Visitor Centre tel. int. +358 206 39 7251, Ivalo Customer Service tel. int. +358 206 39 7701 or Northern Lapland Nature Centre Siida tel. int. +358 206 39 7740.