Ukko-Luosto Scenic Hut, Day-use Hut

Type

Day-use 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-use 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 exhibition inside the hut will undergo repair work and the Scenic hut will be closed between June 9 and June 19 of 2023. We apologize for the inconvenience. Repair work does not affect the trails and you can still use the dry toilet (in a separate building).
  • 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-use Huts

Read Guidelines on using Day-use 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.