Váábu Maati tupe / Matti Musta Open Wilderness Hut


Open wilderness hut for 3 persons.


Northern Lapland Region, Municipality of Inari, Lemmenjoki National Park.

Matti Musta, coordinates: Euref-Fin (~ WGS84) lat: 68° 53.2160' lon: 26° 21.2818'  ETRS-TM35FIN: N: 7641891 E: 474059.

The wilderness hut is situated in the northern part of Lemmenjoki National Park. It stands on the southeastern shore of the upper Lake Lankojärvi on a field which is a heritage landscape site.

Read more about the history of the hut.

The open wilderness hut was built at the beginning of the 1900s and was renovated in 1996. This log cabin is for summer use only.



  • A fireplace, a wood-burning stove and a gas cooker.


  • Pets are permitted in the hut, but only if other visitors consent to it.
  • Safety on hiking.
  • 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.

Guidelines on Using Open Wilderness Huts

Read Guidelines on Using Open Wilderness Huts.