Liljeqvist Open Wilderness Hut

Type

Open wilderness hut for 2 persons.

Location

Northern Lapland Region, Municipality of Inari, Hammastunturi Wilderness Area.

Liljeqvist, coordinates: Euref-Fin (~ WGS84) lat: 68° 30.2213' lon: 26° 50.0302'  ETRS-TM35FIN: N: 7599031 E: 493204.

The open wilderness hut is situated on the east bank of the River Sotajoki about 350 m from the River Ivalojoki.

The wilderness hut was named after Toivo Liljeqvist, an engineer from Lahti. He was the head of a group who were gold prospectors at the River Ivalojoki.

Facilities

A fireplace.

Maps

Hammastunturi - Etelä-Inari outdoor map 1:100 000.
Terrain map V443 1:50 000.
Excursionmap.fi

Notices

  • Pets are allowed in the hut, but only if other visitors consent to it.
  • The wilderness hut is in use from the beginning of June to the end of September.
  • Safety on hiking.
  • There are no waste bins at the hut and visitors are asked to take their own waste out of the wilderness area. Read more about Hiking Without Littering.

Maintenance and Management

Metsähallitus, Parks & Wildlife Finland. For more information contact Urho Kekkonen National Park Customer Service Kiehinen, tel. int. +358 206 39 7200, Ivalo Customer Service tel. int. +358 206 39 7701 or Northern Lapland Nature Centre Siida tel. int. +358 206 39 7740.