Njavgoaivi Open Wilderness Hut


Open wilderness hut for 8 persons

Location, Maps and Description

Northern Lapland Region, Municipality of Utsjoki, Paistunturi Wilderness Area (in Finnish)

Njaugoaivi, 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 Njavgoaivi Fell on the western part of Kevo Strict Nature Reserve along a marked trail.

Topographical map no W444 1:50 000
On the grounds there is a lean-to shelter for day-trip use for max 15 persons. The hut is suited for winter use.



A stove and a gas cooker.


Pets are permitted in the hut, but only in case that other visitors agree with it. The nearest waterplace is about 700 meter to the west from the cottage, Njávgoaijohka-stream.

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.