Directions and Maps

Yxskär is located midway along the route between Rosala and Jurmo, some 7 km west of Vänö Island. Boaters should head south from the route and anchor at the rock on the island's eastern shore.
  • Coordinates (WGS-84): N59° 52,5' E22° 03,2'
  • Nautical chart series: B, D
  • Nautical chart: 647, 701, 711, 24

Green color indicates that the land area belongs to the National Park.


Services

The Excursion Harbour

  • Harbour number: 611
  • Depth: 1,5 - 2,0
  • Anchor 
  • Open: north

Other Services

  • Nature trail 
  • Toilet 
  • Information board 
  • Camping site 
  • Campfire site 
  • Picnic table and benches 

Photo: Sanna-Mari Rivasto


Natural Features

Yxskär boasts a gloe lake surrounded by a nature trail. Information boards along the trail describe Yxskär's nature and landscape. There are animals grazing on the island, so it is important to keep dogs on a leash throughout the visit.