Pecsuálui / Petäjäsaari Open Wilderness Hut


Open wilderness hut for 6 persons.


Northern Lapland Region, Municipality of Inari, Inari Hiking Area.

Inarijärvi Petäjäsaari, coordinates: Euref-Fin (~ WGS84) lat: 68° 54.6781' lon: 27° 34.7368'  ETRS-TM35FIN: N: 7644581 E: 523247

The hut is situated on the northwestern shore of Hoikka Petäjäsaari Island in Lake Inari.

The hut can be used in winter and is in excellent condition.


  • A wood-burning stove and a gas cooker.
  • A pier, but no official swimming spot.
  • There is a boating base with a campfire shelter and a covered outdoor cooking spot in the vicinity of the hut.


  • Pets are permitted in the hut, but only if other visitors consent to it.
  • There is a campfire shelter nearby.
  • The hut was renovated in the summer of 2008.
  • 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.