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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  • Beautiful trail through breathtaking landscapes

    The trail is easy to walk. TIP: Take some insect repellent, because depending on the time of the year, there will be insects and they will bite you. On your walk through the trail you can see amazing...

  • nice experience

    The trail is beautiful and the lookout point provides nice photo opportunities. We saw a snake op the path and some birds. We visited in July and it was extremely hot - take water and sunscreen and a...

  • Get-at-able with public transport

    The bog is really easy to reach from Tallinn. We took the bus 151 from the Balti Jaam station in Tallinn but basically any bus towards Loksa or Rakvere will do. Drop off at "Loksa Tee" bus stop, walk...


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