Goahppelašjávri / Kuoppilasjärvi, Open Wilderness Hut

The log cabin is in a treeless fell, a few leafless fell birches grow near the cabin. There is a hiking tent in the yard and there are fells in the back. The sky is cloudy.



Open wilderness hut for 8 persons.

Location and maps

Northern Lapland Region, Municipality of Utsjoki, Paistunturi Wilderness Area.

Goahppelašjávri - Kuoppilasjärvi Open Wilderness Hut, coordinates: Euref-Fin (~ WGS84) lat: 69° 49.7528' lon: 26° 47.5173'  ETRS-TM35FIN: N: 7746841 E: 491993

The wilderness hut is situated on the Utsjoki Hiking Trail, to southwest from Utsjoki, south side of the Goahppelašjávri lake.


A wood-burning stove and a gas cooker.


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.