Haukland Beach is not a camping site, but a public recreational are and you are welcome to put up your tent! Keep in mind that there is certain areas you are NOT allowed to tent. Please read on.
Regulations for Haukland Beach
Purpose The regulations shall contribute to strengthening the visitor administration in Lofoten and promote the opportunities for nature-friendly outdoor life for the enjoyment of all. The regulation shall contribute to preventing damage to natural values, and maintain peace and order.
Scope Hauklandstranda Vestvågøy municipality, within the state-secured outdoor area.
Regulations Areas A1 and A2: Tents prohibited.
Legal authority The Outdoor Activities Act § 15. (Regulation of traffic in certain outdoor areas)
Reference Outdoor regulations for Lofoten Section 6.1 Areas with a tent ban.
Rationale Protecting vulnerable cultural landscapes and plant life. Promote leisure and health-promoting activities outdoors. Ensure good sanitary conditions and order. Ensure accessibility to the area and prevent extensive tenting from displacing public use. Be ahead of growing tourism and visits to the area. Part of comprehensive destination development and visitor management in Lofoten.
Dispensation Vestvågøy may, upon application, grant a dispensation from the regulations in these regulations.
Infringement Violations of the outdoor life regulations can be reported to the police. Violation may result in expulsion from the area and criminal liability pursuant to section 39 of the Outdoor Activities Act.
Entry into force The regulation enters into force after consultation and final political decision.
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