Lahemaa National Park

Lahemaa National Park was established for the protection, study and popularisation of nature and cultural heritage, including ecosystems, biodiversity, landscapes, ethnic culture and sustainable use of natural resources of North Estonia. This is the conservation area for woodland, wetland and coastal ecosystems, but also semi-natural communities (alvars), geological monuments (the Baltic Klint) and historical and architectural monuments.

The total area of Lahemaa National Park is 747,84 sq km, of which 479,10 sq km of mainland and 268,74 sq km of sea.

State Forest Management Centre (RMK) has been involved in visitor management in the Lahemaa National Park since February 2009.

North Estonia
AttractionsNorth-Estonian coast with peninsulas and bays, diverse forest types, Baltic Klint, alvars, rich cultural heritage.
Learning about cultural heritage, nature education, hiking and cycling, camping, nature photography
RMK Lahemaa National Park Visitor Centre
+372 329 5555
Contact us
Palmse, Vihula municipality, Lääne-Viru County

15 May to 15 Sept Mon - Sun 9.00-17.00
16 Sept to 14 May Mon - Fri 9.00-17.00

RMK Oandu Visitor Centre
+372 676 7010
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Oandu, Vihula municipality, Lääne-Viru County

15 May to 15 Sept Mon - Fri 9.00-17.00, Sat - Sun 10.00-18.00
16 Sept to 14 May Mon - Fri 9.00-16.00

Protected Area Manager

Environmental Board of Estonia Põhja region


View the restrictions on visiting the National Park here.
Forest trails and pathways are meant only for hiking on foot, by bike or on horseback. Driving motor vehicles (incl. motorbikes, ATVs and snowmobiles) away from public roads is strictly forbidden!
External link Accommodation here and there
Eat & drink here and there