Instructions and Rules in Dagmar Park
Instructions on Exploring Dagmar Park
In the area, the following are allowed:
- picking berries and edible mushrooms in accordance with the park's rules and regulations
- taking water from the spring at your own risk and using designated trails
- Read about drinking water tips for hikers under "What to Take/Food and Drink".
- bicycling on designated bike routes (road from the parking area to the bicycle rack and the trail between Vitsand and Skutviken)
- arriving by boat - boats may not be moored in the area on the west side of the pier, see map.
- to land at the pier, but not stay overnight
- using the beaches for swimming. There is no official beach in the area.
- As a rule, a permit issued by Metsähallitus is required for activities other than those included in everyman's rights, which may include research and organized events. Further information on required permits: research and access permits (metsa.fi) and permits and notifications related to events (metsa.fi).
- taking or damaging trees, bushes or other plants, or any part of them
- hunting and killing wild animals
- making open fires, pitching tents and any other type of camping
- Please note that the use of a disposable grill also counts as an open fire
- pitching tents is not allowed
- operating motor vehicles for any purpose other than park maintenance
- fishing, landing boats and keeping dogs in the beach area
- keeping dogs without a leash
- littering, disturbing the peace
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 (112.fi) 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.
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.