Muotkejávri / Muotkajärvi Day-use Hut


Day-use Hut

Location, Maps and Description 

Northern Lapland Region, Municipality of Enontekiö, Hetta area

Muotkejávri / Muotkajärvi, coordinates: Euref-Fin (~ WGS84) lat: 68° 21.0357' lon: 23° 26.2633'  ETRS-TM35FIN: N: 7586190 E: 353404

The day-use hut is situated by the narrow pass at the north end of Muotkajärvi Lake. Travel by boat.

Maps of the area


Fireplace. A dry toilet and a woodshed outside the hut. 


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

Visitors must come prepared with warm clothing, food, drink, maps, compass, orienteering skills and matches. Fog or storms can form in just a few hours. Take also your own toilet paper.

Safety on hiking

Waste Management   

Metsähallitus follows the principles of litter-free hiking. Visitors are adviced to bring their own waste out of the area. Recycling points can be found at Yllästunturi, Pallastunturi and Fell Lapland Visitor Centre. Read more about Hiking Without Littering.

Maintenance and Management

Metsähallitus, Parks & Wildlife Finland. For more information contact Fell Lapland Visitor Centre tel. int. +358 206 39 7950.

For Entrepreneurs

Tourist entrepreneurs operating in national parks or other areas managed by Metsähallitus need a cooperation agreement. A fee is charged for using the routes and service infrastructure for business activities.

Guidelines on using Day-use Huts

Read Guidelines on using Day-use Huts.

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Outdoor Etiquette

A cartoon picture of a family walking on a summer path.

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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