Tappuri Open Wilderness Hut


Open Wilderness Hut for 8 persons

Location, Maps and Description

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

Tappuri, coordinates: Euref-Fin (~ WGS84) lat: 68° 16.9190' lon: 23° 52.1156'  ETRS-TM35FIN: N: 7577586 E: 370733

The wilderness hut is situated 1 km east of the Hetta-Pallas Trail on the trail leading to Ketomella. The hut is 20 km from Hetta and 37 km from Pallas.

Pallas-Yllästunturi National Park map


A stove, a gas cooker, a dry toilet and a wood shed.


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

The wilderness hut is located close to the Näkkälä herding co-operative's reindeer fence and is therefore often used by herders.

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

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

There are no waste management services at the hut. 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 Yllästunturi Visitor Centre Kellokas, Pallastunturi Visitor Centre and Fell Lapland Visitor Centre. Read more about Hiking Without Littering.

Maintenance and Management

Metsähallitus, Parks & Wildlife Finland. For more information contact Pallastunturi Visitor Centre, tel. int. +358 206 39 7930 or Fell Lapland Visitor Centre, tel. int. +358 206 39 7950

Guidelines on Using Open Wilderness Huts

Read Guidelines on Using Open Wilderness Huts.

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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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