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Byksberget lookout point, Angarnssjöängen

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Description

The Byksberget lookout point is a popular site for birdwatching. From here, you have a great view of the lake and the birds there. There is a wheelchair ramp and benches to sit on. The name Bykberget comes from the old Swedish word for laundry, "byka". Traditionally, this is where women from Örsta village came to wash clothes and linens.

The lookout point is wheelchair accessible.

Activities And Facilities

  • Bird watching Bird watching
  • Bench Bench
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint

Accessibility

  • Wheelchair accessible Wheelchair accessible

Facts

Skyddat sedan: 1982

Storlek: 565 hektar varav vatten 1,8 hektar

Karaktär: våtmark, sjö, odlingslandskap

Kommun: Vallentuna

Markägare: Stockholm stad, Vallentuna kommun, staten och privata

Förvaltare: Länsstyrelsen

Skyddsform: naturreservat

Övrigt: Natura 2000 område Angarn SE110034

Directions

Follow the paved trail from the Örsta entrance.

Regulations

In order to protect the Angarnssjöängen nature reserve, please respect the following rules. Within the reserve, it is forbidden to:

  1. destroy or damage rock, soil or stone by drilling, cutting, blasting, carving, digging, painting or similar,
  2. break branches, fell or in any other way damage living or dead trees and bushes, or damage the vegetation in general by digging up plants, such as shrubs, herbaceous plants, mosses, lichens or remove fungi growing on wood,
  3. disturb wildlife (e.g. by climbing nesting trees, trapping or killing mammals, birds, reptiles or amphibians),
  4. trap and collect invertebrates,
  5. bring dogs that are not on a leash,
  6. make a fire outside of designated sites,
  7. put up a message board, placard, poster, sign or make inscriptions,
  8. bicycle off-road,
  9. operate a motorboat within the seagrass meadows,
  10. camp outside of designated sites. Camping within these sites is only allowed for a maximum of two consecutive nights,
  11. during the period of April 1 - September 30, traverse the bird protection area on the reserve map (“Fågelskyddsområde” in Swedish), Appendix 1 in the reserve proclamation,
  12. ride horses on the trails marked as forbidden on the map in the reserve proclamation ("Stig med ridförbud" in Swedish), Appendix 1 in the proclamation.

The complete reserve rules and proclamation can be found [on the County Administrative Board's website (in Swedish)] (https://www.lansstyrelsen.se/stockholm/besoksmal/naturreservat/angarnssjoangen.html).

Contact

Email address

Länsstyrelsen i Stockholm

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