Taimenjärvi Open Wilderness Hut


Open wilderness hut for 8 persons

Location, Maps and Description

Taimenjärvi Open Wilderness Hut. Photo: Aki Kangasniemi

Northern Lapland Region, Municipality of Inari, Hammastunturi Wilderness Area

Taimenjärvi, coordinates: Euref-Fin (~ WGS84) lat: 68° 33.0587' lon: 26° 21.5175'  ETRS-TM35FIN: N: 7604431 E: 473826

The wilderness hut is situated at the south end of Lake Alimmainen Taimenjärvi (Kuovdsuarjavri) east of the River Taimenjoki. The lake in turn is located between the Kynsileikkaamapäät Fells and the Jomppavaarat Fells.

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

The hut is a log cabin and is suited for use year-round. It was built in 1973.


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.