Ukko-Luosto Scenic Hut, Day Trip Hut

Type

Day Trip Hut with scenic views.

Location, Maps and Description

Eastern Lapland, Municipality of Sodankylä, Pyhä-Luosto National Park.

Ukko-Luosto Scenic Hut, coordinates Euref-Fin (~ WGS84) lat: 67° 09.433' lon: 26° 52.981'  ETRS-TM35FIN: N: 7448908 E: 494936

Ukko-Luosto Scenic Hut is a day trip hut that also houses a permanent exhibition "Lightscapes of a Fell" telling about the light phenomena in the north. The hut is situated on the northern slope of Ukko-Luosto Fell along marked trails. Summer trails: The Summit of Ukko-Luosto Fell (marked with blue), Luosto Nature Hiking Trail (marked with green). Winter trails: Luosto-Torvisen Maja snowshoeing trail (marked in early winter with blue plow marker sticks).

Marked trails near Pyhä and Luosto Villages: summer trails (.pdf) and winter trails (.pdf).

The hut has been built in 2022 and not yet appears on printed maps. Maps of the area:
Pyhä Luosto kartta, 1:25 000, Calazo 2018
Pyhä-Luosto ulkoilukartta, 1:25 000, Karttakeskus 2020

Facilities

  • Heating: basic heating, a stove.
  • Cooking: the stove has no hotplate. There are no cooking utensils.
  • Water: there is no water source in the vicinity of the hut.
  • Other facilities: there is a separate building with a vacuum toilet (bring your own toilet paper) and a woodshed.

Notices

  • The hut, the exhibition and the toilet are accessible. The trail to the hut is not accessible and has big height differences.
  • Pets are permitted in the hut, but only if other visitors agree with this.
  • We recommend you bring your own first-aid kit.
  • There is lighting in the hut, but on the trail you need your own light source when it is dark. We recommend a head torch.

Waste Management

Every visitor must bring their own waste out of the area. Read more about Hiking Without Littering.

Maintenance and Management

Metsähallitus, Parks & Wildlife Finland. For more information contact Pyhä-Luosto Visitor Centre Naava, tel. int. +358 206 39 7302.

Guidelines on using Day Trip Huts

Read Guidelines on using Day Trip Huts.

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.