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NATURE RESERVE

Örskär

Visit protected nature

  • Coordinates
    60°31'17.9"N 18°23'30.0"E
    Land area
    292 ha
    Ranger
    Tommy Mattsson
  • Tourist Attraction
  • Natural Harbour
  • Old Path
  • Hostel
  • Archipelago Outhouse

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 Örskär nature reserve

In addition to regulations laid down by legislation and various codes, the following actions are forbidden to the general public:

  • Disturb animal life by, for example, climbing trees, or photographing bird’s nests or other animal dens from close range
  • Take an unleashed dog into the nature reserve
  • Light fires
  • Break branches, fell trees, or in any other way damage living or dead trees. It is not permitted to dig up herbs, grass, mosses or lichens
  • Camp for longer than two days without the permission of the landowner
  • Moor or anchor a boat for longer than two consecutive days at any beach without the permission of the landowner
  • Mount a signpost, sign, poster, inscription, or anything similar
  • Use a radio, TV, record player, tape recorder, musical instrument or similar equipment in a disturbing manner