Kutujärvi Open Wilderness Hut


Open Wilderness Hut, 3 - 4 persons

Location, Maps and Description

Western Lapland Region, Municipality of Muonio, Pallas-Yllästunturi National Park

Kutujärvi, coordinates: Euref-Fin (~ WGS84) lat: 67° 40.7508' lon: 24° 12.7731'  ETRS-TM35FIN: N: 7509754 E: 381907

Kutujärvi cabin was previously used as a haymakers' resting place. It was renovated in 2007 and it is now used as an open wilderness hut.

The cabin is located next to Kutujärvi Mire, on the western side of Pallas-Yllästunturi National Park, north of Kukastunturi Fell. The cabin is near the Ylläs – Pallas Trail.

Maps in Pallas-Yllästunturi National Park


A stove, a dry toilet and a wood shed.


There are carvings made by old workers and reindeer herders on the hut walls.

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 Yllästunturi Visitor Centre Kellokas, tel. int. +358 206 39 7039 

For Entrepreneurs

Tourist entrepreneurs operating in national parks or other areas managed by Metsähallitus need a cooperation agreement. A fee is charged for using the routes and service infrastructure for business activities.

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Guidelines on Using Open Wilderness Huts

Read Guidelines on Using Open Wilderness Huts.

Outdoor Etiquette

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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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