Bothnian Sea National Park

13.7.2018
While a forest fire warning is in operation it is forbidden to light campfire in the entire area - the ban also concerns campfire sites that are raised above the ground. This prohibition does not apply to cooking shelters or other fireplaces with a flue. Check the warnings: en.ilmatieteenlaitos.fi/warnings

Boating Sailing Sights and scenery Scuba diving Snorkeling Walk on a nature trail Geocaching BirdwatchingSki cross-country off trails Fishing Visit a Nature Centre Canoeing Hunting Tour skating Guided group tours

The Emblem of Bothnian Sea National Park - Goosander and Narrow wrackBy the shores of the Bothnian Sea you can enjoy bracing sea winds and fine views out over the wild waves. History comes alive on the park's remote lighthouse islands. Divers can here explore Finland's most pristine marine waters.

Enchanting Lighthouse Islands and Splendid Seascapes

Location of Bothnian Sea National Park in FinlandLocation: Satakunta and Southwest Finland Regions in the areas of Eurajoki (www.eurajoki.fi), Kustavi (www.kustavi.fi), Merikarvia (www.merikarvia.fi), Pori (www.pori.fi), Pyhäranta (www.pyharanta.fi, in Finnish), Rauma (www.rauma.fi) and Uusikaupunki (www.uusikaupunki.fi). Read more

Arrival: By car and boat. Read more

Activities: Boating, sights and scenery, diving and snorkeling. Read more

Sights: Idyllic lighthouse environments, diverse underwater nature, rugged and rocky outer archipelago with sea buckthorn bushes and flowering coastal meadows. Bladderwrack indicates that the water, enjoyed by waders and waterfowl, is clean. Read more

Suitability: Suitable for visitors of all ages and conditions all year, but the islands are only accessible by sea. Observation platforms on the Preiviikinlahti Bay in Pori are suitable for visitors with mobility difficulties.

Services: Campfire sites, dry toilets, service and excursion harbours. Services of cooperating partners are also available. Read more

Trails: The nature trail in the boulder fields and forests of the Iso-Enskeri island (alternative routes around 1.5 and 3km) presents the island's natural history.

This is the web page www.nationalparks.fi/bothniansea

The area is managed by Metsähallitus, Parks & Wildlife Finland, address: Kärsämäentie 8, 20300 Turku.

Virtual guide to the Bothnian Sea

Visit Bothnian Sea National Park (www.selkameri.fi)