Majakivi–Pikanõmme nature trail (7 km)

Harju County, Lahemaa National Park
Part of the trail on the side of Kolga-Aabla to Majakivi  and the observation tower  are closed for use till November 2018.
You can use the eastern parking lot and eastern part of the trail to Majakivi and back.
We apologise for the inconvenience.
The trail introduces Majakivi, the third largest erratic boulder in Estonia (7 m in height, 32 m in perimeter), old accretion ridges, alternating bog types and forests of the Juminda peninsula
Phone+372 676 7010, +372 329 5555
Type of objectStudy trail
Parking facilitiesParking for 30 cars or 3 tour buses at the eastern end of the trail at Hara–Juminda road
AmenitiesThe total length of the 8-shaped trail is 6.1 km, incl. 2 km of boardwalk. When you start from the parking area near Aabla road, there is an additional 900 m section along the sand dune to the observation tower. If you choose to hike the shorter section, you will miss several sights. The trail is marked with white and green blazing on trees, there are 3 large and 9 smaller information boards along the trail.
Camping facilities Juminda campsite
Wheelchair accessibility Dry toilet in the parking area
Hiking options yes
SightsThe high central part of the Juminda peninsula, where the embedding of former coastal deposits and sand dunes, stretches of forest and wetland has formed a uniquely versatile landscape. On the trail you will pass the third largest erratic boulder in Estonia, Majakivi (“house stone”). The Pikanõmme observation tower, built on the highest spot of the peninsula (33 m above sea level), is 13.5 m high.
Restrictions View the restrictions on visiting Lahemaa National Park here.
LocationKuusalu parish, Harju county
Object no. 21 on the national park map
Driving directionsDrive 39 km on Tallinn–Narva road (Road no. E20) to Kuusalu, turn right towards Leesi. Drive 800 m to the Kuusalu junction, turn left (sign 17 km to Leesi), pass under the viaduct, cross the roundabout and drive onto Jõelähtme–Leesi road. Turn right (at the sign 23 km to Leesi) and drive ahead to the Kupu village. Turn left 100 m after the Kupu village sign (at the sign 22 km to Leesi) and drive 10 km to the Pudisoo village. Drive 3 km from Pudisoo village and turn right. Drive 6 km and turn left at the Leesi–Loksa junction. Drive about 1.2 km, turn left and arrive at the parking area and information board of the nature trail.
Geographic coordinatesLong-Lat WGS 84
latitude: 59.588719
longitude: 25.595241
L-EST 97 x: 6606770 y: 590114