Instructions and Rules in Langinkoski Nature Reserve

Check for Warnings

When forest and grass fire warnings (en.ilmatieteenlaitos.fi) are in effect, fire is only allowed at covered campfire sites that have a flue. A fire can be also lit in fireplaces at wilderness and other huts. Always use extreme caution when handling fire. The one who lights a fire is always responsible for its safe use. Please note, that making fire at these campfire sites can be banned locally. 

Gathering at the campfire sites increases the risk of coronavirus infection. Guidelines concerning coronavirus COVID-19

Instructions on Exploring Langinkoski Nature Reserve

In the Nature Reserve, the following are

allowed:

  • Walking, skiing, rowing and canoeing.
    • It is recommended to use established tracks.
    • Fishermen can reduce wearing of the ground by using the popular fishing spots.
  • Picking berries and edible mushrooms.

restricted:

forbidden:

  • Camping and lighting campfires.
  • Pets running at large.
  • Taking or damaging trees, bushes, other plants or their parts, or mushrooms other than edible ones.
  • Damaging soil or rock, and extraction of earth material or minerals.
  • Killing, catching or disturbing wild vertebrates, or damaging their nests.
  • Catching or collecting invertebrates.
  • Driving motor vehicles, except on roads designated for motor vehicles.
  • Leaving waste in the area, or damaging constructions.

A wooden gate in a wintry landscape, there is a footbridge behind the gate.

Preparations

Equipment and Safety

112 Suomi - mobile application

When an emergency call is being made through the 112 Suomi - mobile application (112.fi) the dispatcher will automatically receive the callers position. 

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.