Louhioja Open Wilderness Hut


Open wilderness hut for 4 persons

Location, Maps and Description

Louhioja Open Wilderness Hut. Photo: Juha Hietala

Northern Lapland Region, Municipality of Inari, Hammastunturi Wilderness Area

Louhioja tupa, coordinates: Euref-Fin (~ WGS84) lat: 68° 31.7046' lon: 27° 02.3213'  ETRS-TM35FIN: N: 7601779 E: 501580

The wilderness hut is situated on the south side of the River Ivalojoki about 400 m from it, west of the River Louhioja which flows into the River Ivalojoki.

Hammastunturi - Saariselkä outdoor map 1:100 000
Terrain map V522 1:50 000

A low log cabin, which was built in 1920.


Wood oven and gas stove.


Pets are permitted in the hut, but only in case that other visitors agree with it.

Safety on hiking

Waste Management

There are waste bins at the wilderness hut, but we ask that hikers bring their own litter out of the area. Read more about Hiking Without Littering.

Maintenance and Management

Metsähallitus, Parks & Wildlife Finland. For more information contact Saariselkä Customer Service Kiehinen, tel. int. +358 206 39 7200, Tankavaara Visitor Centre tel. int. +358 206 39 7251, Ivalo Customer Service tel. int. +358 206 39 7701 or Northern Lapland Nature Centre Siida tel. int. +358 206 39 7740.