The right of public access

In Sweden we have the right of public access. It gives us all the right to enjoy our natural surroundings. But, at the same time, it requires good judgement and a lot of responsibility. The right of public access also means that we have certain obligations. We must consider landowners and other people. Also, we may not damage nature or wildlife.

The Swedish Environmental Protection Agency’s website has everything you need to know about the right of public access, so get up to date before your bike trip.

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Video in English on the right of public access:

The right of public access in sign language: