Mádjohka Open Wilderness Hut (so called Madjoki)


Open wilderness hut for 8 persons.


Northern Lapland Region, Municipality of Utsjoki, Kevo Strict Nature Reserve.

Mádjohka, coordinates: Euref-Fin (~ WGS84) lat: 69° 42.3835' lon: 26° 41.0809'  ETRS-TM35FIN: N: 7733162 E: 487794.

The wilderness hut is situated in the northern part of Kevo Strict Nature Reserve on the eastern shore of River Davimuš Mádjjohsuorg (one of the tributaries of River Mádjoki), in a place where Brook Borgebeaskaavd joins it.

This log cabin, which is in excellent condition, was built in 1964.


  • A wood-burning stove and a gas cooker. A dry toilet.


Terrain map no X433 1:50 000.
Utsjoki-Kevo outdoor map 1:100 000.


  • Pets are permitted in the hut, but only if other visitors consent to it.
  • The open wilderness hut is in public use only during the winter season 16.10.–30.4. In other times there are restrictions placed on hiking in the strict nature reserve. During the month of April you must choose your route so that you do not enter the gorge area to the east of the wilderness hut as it is forbidden to enter this area 1.4.–15.6.
  • Safety on hiking.
  • There are no waste management services at the hut. Hikers are adviced to bring their own waste out of the area. Read more about Hiking Without Littering.

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.