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Accessibility in Haarus

Although the hiking trails in the area are easy, the hiking trail network also offers completely accessible services and trails.

More information about the accessible services and trails in Haarus is available by telephone +358 44 5800315 or by e-mail: info.ruskoranta@gmail.com.

Accessible Services and Trails

  • Nature Hut Telkänpesä in Haaruksenportti is accessible by wheelchair. There are three marked disabled spaces in the parking area with a gravel surface behind the nature hut. Please note that the ramp to the nature hut may be slippery during the winter.
  • From the Telkänpesä, you can start the Päästäisenpolku, which is an about 500 meters long, accessible thematic trail. An assistant is not necessary, but is needed at least on the first visit. In the winter there is maintenance on the trail, but accessibility cannot be guaranteed during the winter. Read the whole route description here.
  • Along the Päästäisenpolku there is an accessible Porttilammi rest area, whose services include a campfire site, a disabled toilet, a firewood shelter and a table-bench combination. Please note that the ramp to the disabled toilet may be slippery in winter.
  • Lamminpoikanen campfire site is accessible by baby buggies from Haaruksenport using the forest roads of the area. The trails is not wheelchair accessible. Take a map with you.
  • The cottages in the Ruskoranta camping area are accessible and there is a disabled toilet. However, saunas and shower facilities are not accessible.