There are regulations that limit the right of public access within nature reserves, national parks, and protected areas for animals and plants. The regulations have been drawn up to preserve the valuable natural world that exists within the particular reserve or protected area.
The Archipelago Foundation’s recommendations:
- Maintain a low speed.
- Avoid creating wake and waves that affect moored boats and bathers.
- Do not run dinghy with outboard motor or similar unnecessarily.
- Avoid jet-skiing, water skiing, and other noisy water games.
- There is a shortage of fresh water in the entire archipelago – Do not waste.
Regulations for the Ålö-Rånö nature reserve
In addition to regulations laid down by legislation and various codes, the following actions are forbidden to the general public:
- Dig, chop, drill, blast, scratch, paint or in any other way damage rocks, soil or stones
- Break branches, fell trees, or in any other way damage living or dead trees. It is not permitted to dig up any plants
- Take an unleashed dog into the nature reserve
- Make fires (other than at authorised locations)
- Camp for longer than two consecutive days (other than at designated locations)
- Anchor a boat at any other location than a jetty or harbour for longer than two consecutive days
- Set up posters, signs or similar, or make any inscription
- Take off or land an airborne vehicle at any other location than those designated. This regulation does not apply to residents during ice conditions that prevent boat transport, the rescue services, ambulance transport, or to on-duty national or municipal services.
- Use a musical instrument, music system, or similar in a disturbing manner