Suivakkojärvi Open Wilderness Hut


Open wilderness hut for 6 persons

Location, Maps and Description

Suivakkojärvi Open Wilderness Hut. Photo: Aki Kangasniemi

Northern Lapland Region, Municipality of Inari, Hammastunturi Wilderness Area

Suivakkojärvi, coordinates: Euref-Fin (~ WGS84) lat: 68° 42.1138' lon: 26° 32.5374'  ETRS-TM35FIN: N: 7621192 E: 481446

The wilderness hut is situated on the southwest shore of a small lake, which is located on an isthmus in the centre of the Suivakkojärvet Lakes. The hut is about 7 km southeast of Lake Menesjärvi.

Hammastunturi - Saariselkä outdoor map 1:100 000
Lemmenjoki outdoor map 1:100 000
Terrain map V444 1:50 000

This log cabin is suited for year-round use. It was built in 1961-62.


Wood oven and gas stove


Pets are permitted in the hut, but only in case that other visitors agree with it.

Safety on hiking

Waste Management

There are waste bins at the wilderness hut, but we ask that hikers bring their own litter 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.