Madjoki Open Wilderness Hut


Open wilderness hut for 8 persons

Location, Maps and Description

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

Madjohka, 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 Madjoki), in a place where Brook Borgebeaskaavd joins it.

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

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



A stove and a gas cooker.


Pets are permitted in the hut, but only in case that other visitors agree with 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 not allowed to enter this area 1.4. - 15.6.

Safety on hiking

Waste Management

There is a recycling point at the wilderness hut, but hikers are asked 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.