Instructions on Exploring Karkali Strict Nature Reserve

In the Strict Nature Reserve, the following are forbidden:

  • Walking outside the marked trails
  • Moving other than walking and skiing
  • Leaving waste in the area
  • Damaging vegetation, soil or rock
  • Damaging or disturbing animals
  • Hunting, or fishing from the shore
  • Picking berries or mushrooms, taking plants, animals or their parts
  • Cats, dogs or other pets running at large
  • Campfire and camping
  • Swimming or landing except at the designated place
  • Any activity which changes or disturbs the natural features, the landscape or the environment

Common mole (Talpa europaea). Photo: Titta Jylhäkangas


Equipment and Safety

Emergency number 112

In case of an emergency along the way, for example if you get lost or injured or see a forest fire, dial 112. Detailed instructions.

Dogs must be kept on a leash! Photo: Seppo Leinonen.

Dogs must be kept on a leash!