Directions and Maps

Boskär island is located approximately ten kilometers to south from Nauvo mainland

  • Coordinates Euref-Fin (~ WGS84) lat: 60° 02.0280' lon: 21° 46.2464'  ETRS-TM35FIN: N: 6666699 E: 208826
  • Nautical chart series: D
  • Nautical chart: 716, 717, 25


The Excursion Harbour

The harbour, which is located on the southern shore of a small bay in the middle of the island, is approached from the north or east. An anchor is needed for mooring the shore. 

  • Harbour number: 814
  • Depth: 1,0–2,0 
  • Anchor
  • Open: east

Other Services

  • Campfire site
  • Toilet 
  • Information board 
  • Nature trail 
  • Please notice: It is not allowed to camp in Boskär!

Natural features and sigths

Boskär's attractions include the finest wooded meadows in the Archipelago, a nature trail, and a magnificent view from the highest point of the island.  Cattle graze in Boskär in the summer, so dogs must always be kept on a leash.

Cows lying in the background on the beach. In front of them a few alder.

112 Emergency Number

If you have an emergency during your trip, such as getting lost, injured or finding a wildfire, call 112. Read more detailed emergency instructions.

Download the 112 Finland application ( to your phone. When an emergency call is made through the 112 Finland application, the emergency centre attendant is automatically informed of the caller's location.

It is recommended to keep the mobile phone warm and to bring extra food and water with you. There are many excursion locations with no mobile coverage and some mobile phones does not work in sub-zero temperatures, that is why it is always a good idea to let someone know about your itinerary and timetable.

Outdoor Etiquette

A cartoon picture of a family walking on a summer path.

1. Respect nature.

2. Mainly use marked trails.

3. Camp only where it is allowed.

4. Light your campfire only where it is allowed.

5. Do not litter.

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