Hiking trail in the Meenikunno bog

Meenikunno maastikukaitseala-ILUMETSA METSKOND 127, Nohipalo küla, Räpina vald, Põlva maakond

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Cabins for hikers, an observation tower and a boardwalk attract many nature lovers to the Meenikunno bog. It is a beautiful recreation area. While walking down the boardwalk, you can see the most common bog plants: leather leaf, bog rosemary, crowberry, Marsh Labrador tea, and tussock cottongrass; at the edge of the bog, dwarf birches can also be found. There are also a number of different species of peat moss of various colours. The bravest hikers can try drinking bog water (it has an interesting taste!) from the overgrown ditch near the edge of the bog.

Good to know: A new boardwalk has been constructed for the Meenikunno hiking trail extending from Päikeseloojangu forest cabin to Lake Suur Soojärv. The boardwalk is pram and wheelchair accessible.

Times and prices

24 hours

Features and amenities
  • Wheelchair access

Getting there
  • Signposted
  • By excursion bus
  • By car
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Ana Isabel C

Ana Isabel C

Long enough and interesting!

Great trail taht is long enough and full of beautiful views and diferent types of landscape. Not many families and therefore you can fully enjoy the silence of the nature.




Highly recommended this place. I was passing by on a bicycle when I saw the small lake through the trees. Went in and it really one of the most beautiful and quietest places I have visited. Truly...



A lovely walk!

Lovely scenery to view as you walk through forest or along boarded walkways above the bog. Trails of varying length. Sites around where you may have a fire or bbq too. Toilet facilities dotted about...

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