Goahppelašjávri / Kuoppilasjärvi, Open Wilderness Hut



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.

Topographical map no X434  1:50 000.
Utsjoki-Kevo outdoor map 1:100 00.


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.

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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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