Pajupuro Open Wilderness Hut

The wilderness hut is situated on the trail which leads through Korouoma recreation area. To get to this trail, turn off road 81 (Posio - Rovaniemi) onto the road to Kurttajoki. The trail's starting point is by this road. The hut is near the point where the Rivers Pajupuro and Korojoki meet at the southeast end of Korouoma Canyon.


Open wilderness hut, for 6 persons


Southern Lapland, Municipality of Posio, Korouoma Nature Reserve


  • Terrain map S522, 1:50 000
  • Korouoma-Simojärvi outdoor map 1:50,000


Pajupuro, coordinates: Euref-Fin (~ WGS84) lat: 66° 07.9679' lon: 27° 34.5514'  ETRS-TM35FIN: N: 7334831 E: 525999


A stove.


Waste Management

There are no waste bins at the hut. Kindly bring your own litter out of the area. Read more about hiking without littering.

Maintenance and Management

Metsähallitus, Parks & Wildlife Finland.

For more information contact

Oulanka Visitor Centre tel. int. +358 206 39 6850

Guidelines on Using Open Wilderness Huts

Read Guidelines on Using Open Wilderness Huts.

Information for Companies and Big Groups

Do you plan to organize guided excursions to the Finnish National Parks or other protected areas? It is possible due to partnership agreement with Metsähallitus, Parks & Wildlife Finland.


Many kinds of Huts for the Hiker. Please note, that it is not allowed for big groups or commercial groups to overnight in Open Wilderness Huts and in 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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