Lahemaa National Park

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!

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.

For information about the nature conservation restrictions imposed in the national park click here.

The Centre for State Forest Management in Estonia has been involved in visitor management in the Lahemaa Nation 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 Centre, information point

Phone: +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 Nature Centre, information point

Phone: +372 676 7010


Contact us:  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

Põhja region, Environmental Board of Estonia

View the restrictions on visiting the National Park HERE.
 External link Lahemaa National Park, Environmental Board 
Accommodation here and Eat & drink here and there.