Louhioja Open Wilderness Hut


Open wilderness hut for 4 persons.


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

Louhioja tupa, coordinates: Euref-Fin (~ WGS84) lat: 68° 31.7047' lon: 27° 02.3215'  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.

A log cabin with a low ceiling, built in the 1920s.


A wood-burning stove and a gas stove.


Hammastunturi - Etelä-Inari outdoor map 1:100 000.
Terrain map V522 1:50 000.


  • Pets are allowed in the hut, but only if other visitors consent to it.
  • Safety on hiking.
  • There are waste bins at the wilderness hut, but we ask hikers to 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 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.

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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