Oandu old-growth forest nature trail (4.7 km)

Lääne-Viru County, Lahemaa National Park
The trail introduces old coastal ridges, the different developmental stages of forest, traces of wild animal activities.
Phone+372 676 7010, +372 329 5555
E-mail info.oandu@rmk.ee
Type of objectStudy trail
Parking facilitiesParking for 10 cars or 2 buses
AmenitiesThe trail takes a little less than 2 hours to complete. There are 19 points of interest along the trail and information boards in Estonian and English. In moister areas, boardwalk facilitates hiking and protects the fragile layer of vegetation.
Camping facilities yes
Outdoor fireplace yes
Water Drinking water in the well of Oandu visitor centre
Hiking options yes
SightsVirgin forest, different forest types, traces of wild animal activities
Winter accessibilityThe parking area is kept clear of snow; no snow removal on the trail.
Restrictions View the restrictions on visiting Lahemaa National Park here.
LocationOandu, Haljala parish, Lääne-Viru County
Object no. 6 on the national park map
Driving directionsDrive 70 km from Tallinn towards Narva, turn left onto Viitna–Koljaku road and drive 6.5 km to Palmse village, turn right (at the sign 6 km to Sagadi). Drive on Palmse–Sagadi road, cross Rakvere–Haljala road (at the sign 2.5 km to the Sagadi manor) and drive up to Sagadi Manor. Turn left (at the sign 5 km to the Altja fishing village), drive 3 km on Sagadi–Altja road and pass the RMK Oandu campsite. Drive 150 m, the road turns left at the sign to Oandu Visitor Centre. The parking area and information boards, as well as signs to the forest nature trail, are to the left of the road.
Geographic coordinatesLong-Lat WGS 84
latitude: 59.565661
longitude: 26.099849
L-EST 97 x: 6604988 y: 618691