Káhkusuálui  / Kahkusaari Open Wilderness Hut


Open wilderness hut for 8 persons.

Location, Maps and Description

Northern Lapland Region, Municipality of Inari, Inari Hiking Area.

Inarijärvi Kahkusaari, coordinates: Euref-Fin (~ WGS84) lat: 69° 00.7558' lon: 27° 39.6240'  ETRS-TM35FIN: N: 7655908 E: 526396.

The hut is located on the southeastern shore of Kahkusaari Island, northeast of Viimassaari Island in Lake Inari.

The hut was built in 1984 and can be used in winter.


  • A wood-burning stove and a gas cooker.


Lake Inari boating map 1:50 000.
Terrain map no W512 1:50 000.


  • Pets are permitted in the hut, but only if other visitors consent to it.
  • There is a campfire shelter with a fireplace nearby, as well as a pier.
  • Safety on hiking.
  • There is a recycling point at the wilderness hut, but hikers are asked to bring their own waste out of the area. Read more about Hiking Without Littering.

Maintenance and Management

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

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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