The Sammakkoniemi Camping, which is located on the main island of the Linnansaari National Park, can be reached with a boat equipped with a bow ramp. Thus, wheelchair users can also board the vessel, which leaves from Oravi. The boat pier at Sammakkoniemi is also accessible and the path leading from the pier has been hardened.
Some of the hiking structures and services at Sammakkoniemi are accessible. The Torpanpolku Trail (length 700 metres) from Sammakkoniemi is also suitable for wheelchair users and prams. It is recommended that hikers in a wheelchair and those using other assistive devices are accompanied by an assistant are accompanied by an assistant because not all structures meet accessibility criteria and because of the height differences, the Torpanpolku Trail is classified as a demanding accessible trail. For more information, you can contact Metsähallitus customer service.
Accessible nature trails in Linnansaari
- Torpanpolku Trail, demanding accessible nature trail, demanding accessible nature trail, 700 m each way (Sammakkoniemi–Linnansaari croft)
- Linnonkurkistus, demanding accessible nature trail, demanding accessible nature trail, 500 m each way
- All trails in Linnansaari National Park
Accessibility of hiking structures and services
- The covered campfire site at Sammakkoniemi is accessible. You may also use the campfire site, which is located about 40 metres from the boat pier, when forest and grass fire warnings are in effect. The shed adjacent to the campfire site is not accessible.
- The ends of the tables located near the campfire site are constructed so that wheelchair users can also sit at the tables.
- The Sammakkoniemi cooking shelter is located about 100 metres from the campfire site. The cooking shelter is accessible via a ramp. The ramp has a longitudinal slope of 9 % and it is equipped with a handrail. The shelter has a sliding door. An accessible dishwashing place is located at one end of the shelter. The washing counters are 80 and 90 cm high. The drying rack is 122 cm high. The shed adjacent to the cooking shelter is accessible. There is also unobstructed access to the well near the cooking shelter and you can also use the well if you are sitting in a wheelchair.
- The distance between the dry toilet and the campfire site is more than 200 metres. The path is hardened and has a gentle upward slope (max. longitudinal slope is 7 %). To reach the toilet, take the short and slightly descending path diverging from the main path. The toilet is accessible via a ramp (max longitudinal slope is slightly over 5 %). The free width of the ramp and the toilet door is 90 cm. The ramp has protective edges but no upper platform. The toilet door opens outwards. The toilet has a handrail and there is space for the wheelchair on the other side of the toilet seat.
- The boat pier at Sammakkoniemi: The section of the pier facing the open water is flat and has a concrete surface. The footbridge is connected to the outer part by a short ramp, the steepness of which varies according to the height of the water level. The footbridge has railings. In the shore-side part of the pier, the planking is longitudinal and the gaps between the planks are about 1-1.5 cm wide. The transition from the pier to the shore is steep for about nine meters: the first two meters have a longitudinal slope of 24% and the remaining seven meters about 14%.
- The guest pier at Sammakkoniemi: The section of the pier facing the open water is flat and has a concrete surface. The footbridge is connected to the outer part by a short ramp, the steepness of which varies according to the height of the water level. The footbridge has railings. In the shore-side part of the pier, the planking is longitudinal and the gaps between the planks are about 1-1.5 cm wide. The transition from the pier to the shore is flat, and the short path has a longitudinal slope of 8%.
- The accessible canoe pier at Sammakkoniemi is located about 75 metres from the campfire site. The hardened path leads to the pier along the shore and has a maximum longitudinal slope of 7%. The bridge leading to the pier has protective edges, the free width being 100 cm. The connection of the bridge to the land route is slightly corroded, forming a threshold of about 3.5 cm. The bridge connects to the pier with a short ramp, the slope of which varies according to the height of the water level. In addition to canoeists using a wheelchair or a rollator, the pier serves especially beginner canoeists. The actual pier is surrounded with protective edges.
Accessible services provided by partner entrepreneurs
The boat sailing between Oravi and Linnansaari has a bow ramp so that wheelchair users can also travel on the vessel. For information about accessible accommodation, guided tours and other accessible services, contact the partner companies operating adjacent to the Linnansaari National Park.