Puukkojärvi Open Wilderness Hut

This wilderness hut was previously the sauna for a loggers' cabin and has been renovated for its present use. It is situated in the centre part of the national park on the isthmus between Lakes Puukkojärvi and Suottajärvi. It is by the hiking trail of Laukkujärven lenkki, biking trail Sininen saavutus as well as by the Somero Canoe Route.


Open wilderness hut for 3 persons. 


Kainuu, Municipality of Suomussalmi, Hossa National Park



Puukkojärvi, coordinates: Euref-Fin (~ WGS84) lat: 65° 29.4002' lon: 29° 25.1607'  ETRS-TM35FIN: N: 7265217 E: 611972


  • A stove.


Waste Management 

Every hiker is responsible for his or her own waste. Take all the waste out of the area: either to the recycling point at Hossa Visitor Centre or home. Read more about Hiking Without Littering.

Maintenance and Management

Metsähallitus, Parks & Wildlife Finland.

More information Hossa Visitor Centre, tel. int. 0206 39 6041, 040 751 7221

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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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