RMK Penijõe River hiking trails and a watchtower
|Address:||Penijõe küla, Lihula vald, Lääne maakond | Show on map|
|Telephone:||(+372) 472 4236|
Matsalu National Park is a well-known birdwatching area. Come and see the various bird species, as well as the wooded meadows, reeds, meadows, coastal pastures and alvars.
There are 4 recreational areas by the track, information boards and Penijõe watchtower. The tower is nearest to the centre of the protection area – on the left bank of the River Penijõe.
You can choose between different trail lengths ranging from 3.2 km to 7 km; the duration of the hike is from 1.5 to 4 hours. During rainy seasons, you will need rubber boots and binoculars for watching birds.
At the moment, the watchtower is closed for visitors.
Times and prices
Is open 24 hours
Free of charge.
Level of difficulty
- Information boards
- Viewing platform
- Recreation area/picnic ground