Pyhäkero Open Wilderness Hut


Open wilderness hut for 5 persons

Location, Maps and Description

Northern Lapland Region, Municipality of Enontekiö, Pallas-Yllästunturi National Park

Pyhäkero, coordinates: Euref-Fin (~ WGS84) lat: 68° 20.5731' lon: 23° 43.2225'  ETRS-TM35FIN: N: 7584686 E: 364981

The wilderness hut is situated by the Hetta-Pallas Trail, 7 km from Hetta.

Pallas-Yllästunturi National Park map


Fireplace, gas cooker, a dry toilet and a wood shed.


The peak seasons for the hut are Easter holidays and the autumn´s ruska season.

There is a service hut on the grounds, which houses a café during spring season.

Pets are not permitted in the hut.

Visitors must come prepared with warm clothing, food, drink, maps, compass, orienteering skills and matches. Fog or storms can form in just a few hours. Take also your own toilet paper.

Safety on hiking

Waste Management

The goal of the National Park is to be a litter-free area and hikers are adviced to bring their own waste out of the area. Recycling points can be found at  Pallastunturi Visitor Centre and Fell Lapland Visitor Centre. Read more about Hiking Without Littering.

Maintenance and Management

Metsähallitus, Natural Heritage Services Lapland. For more information contact Pallastunturi Visitor Centre, tel. int. +358 206 39 7930 or Fell Lapland Visitor Centre, tel. int. +358 206 39 7950

For Entrepreneurs

Tourist entrepreneurs operating in national parks or other areas managed by Metsähallitus need a cooperation agreement. A fee is charged for using the routes and service infrastructure for business activities.

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Guidelines on using Open Wilderness Hut

Read Guidelines on using Open Wilderness Hut.

Outdoor Etiquette

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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