Viru bog study trail

Viru bog, one of the most accessible bogs in Estonia, passes through the forest and bog landscapes characteristic of Lahemaa National Park. The trail is 3.5 km and the lap is 6 km long. The study trail introduces the bog's flora, former sand dunes, eskers, and heath forest. There is a boardwalk with an observation tower in the middle of it.
The trail is marked and there are signposts.

Good to know: the boardwalk leading to the observation tower (1,400 meters) is accessible to wheelchair users and families with strollers. The entrance to the first viewing platform was also designed with accessibility in mind.
To preserve the flora and soil, only walk on the boardwalk. Not suitable for cyclists.

Viru bog, one of the most accessible bogs in Estonia, passes through the forest and bog landscapes characteristic of Lahemaa National Park. The trail is 3.5 km and the lap is 6 km long. The study trail introduces the bog's flora, former sand dunes

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  • almost dark but still fascinating

    we visited late in the afternoon in January, after a marvellous lunch which took longer than expected. it was snowy and icy underfoot, but the trail was well-marked and non-slip, with a welcome...

  • Amazing landscape

    The Viru trail was just amazing. It was so good that my partner and I went there twice, alone and with our 9-year-old niece. Needless to say we all loved it. It is somehow a long trail for a child...

  • Beautiful bog, watch for the carnivorous plants!

    We walked the whole trail, making sure to read the information signs which are in Estonian and English. First - there are some pit toilets, but the waste is almost up to the seat so I was not...


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