Ukko-Luoston maisematupa

Ukko-Luosto scenic day hut

Ukko-Luosto Scenic day hut

The perfect spot for capturing the Northern Lights and admiring the landscapes of Pyhä-Luosto National Park.

The Scenic Hut is designed and built with utmost consideration for the surrounding nature and natural phenomena of light. The day hut was inaugurated in the fall of 2022. Situated on the northern slopes of Ukko-Luosto, there is a well-maintained trail leading to the hut. The route includes significant changes in elevation, featuring steep ascents and descents. Access to the trail leading to Ukko-Luosto Scenic Hut can be found near the Luosto slope parking area, starting from the corner of Luosto Caravan Park towards Tikkalaavu. The distance from the gate of Pyhä-Luosto National Park to Ukko-Luosto Scenic Hut is approximately 2 km. Hike takes about 30-40 minutes to there. 

Fell Lightscapes Exhibition

The Fell Lightscapes exhibition in the hut introduces visitors to the various seasons of the fell and the celestial phenomena of the Arctic sky. In the exhibition, you can delve into topics such as the night sky, the Northern Lights, and their photography. It is advisable to allocate time for stopping at the day hut and touring the exhibition. The Fell Lightscapes exhibition was created by the exhibition team of Pyhä-Luosto National park and Metsähallitus, including Anna Pakkanen, Emma Napiri, and Juha Paso. The design of the hut was done by LUO Arkkitehdit Oy.



All amenities can be found in the hut

The day hut is intended for hikers in Pyhä-Luosto National Park, whether on foot, with snowshoes, or skiing. The hut is accessible throughout all seasons and times of the day but is not meant for overnight stays. Ukko-Luosto Scenic Hut provides comfortable facilities for day trips and picnic breaks. The hut is equipped with a small fireplace, lighting, electricity, and basic heating. Outside the premises, there is a woodshed and a toilet. The maintenance of the day hut is overseen by Metsähallitus and Nature Center Naava. Reservations are not possible for the hut, so space should be shared with other hikers. Dogs are allowed to visit in the hut with leahs and if it's fine by other hikers. 



Pyhä-Luosto National park map
Best place to spot Nothern Lights
Hiking in summer and autumn
Snowshoeing in winter
Pets allowed