Njávgoaivi, Open Wilderness Hut


Open wilderness hut for 8 persons.


Northern Lapland Region, Municipality of Utsjoki, Paistunturi Wilderness Area.

Njávgoaivi, coordinates: Euref-Fin (~ WGS84) lat: 69° 30.3431' lon: 26° 18.3253'  ETRS-TM35FIN: N: 7710907 E: 472860.

The wilderness hut is situated in the northwestern side of Njávgoaivi Fell on the western part of Kevo Strict Nature Reserve along a marked trail.

On the grounds there is a lean-to shelter for day-trip use for approx. 15 people. The hut is suited for winter use.


  • A wood-burning stove and a gas cooker.


Topographical map no W444 1:50 000.


  • Pets are permitted in the hut, but only if other visitors consent to it.
  • The nearest body of water is about 700 metres to the west, Njávgoaijohka-stream.
  • 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.