Ingatsi study trail (4.3 km)

Viljandi County, Soomaa National Park
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The first half of the trail goes through marsh forest, followed by a rise along the high bog ridge to the Kuresoo bog. There is an observation tower on the bog ridge. Next, the boardwalk meanders between bog pools. On the trail there are several recreation sites that offer scenic views of the Kuresoo bog.
Phone +372 435 7164
+372 526 1924
E-mail info.soomaa@rmk.ee
Type of objectStudy trail
Parking facilitiesParking area for 20 cars.
AmenitiesOn the trail there is an observation tower, 5 recreation sites and a dry toilet
Hiking options by walking
SightsKuresoo bog, Karuskose semi-natural landscapes, floodplain forest.
Berries and mushroomsBilberries, cranberries, mushrooms
Additional informationWhen you come with a large group or by bus, please call RMK Soomaa Visitor Centre to ask for information on road conditions. Before going on a nature walk please read the Environmental code of conduct (freedom to roam).
RestrictionsIn the territory of the National Park certain restrictions. Further information can be obtained from the Environmental Board (+372 435 5610; info@keskkonnaamet.ee).
LocationSandra village, Põhja-Sakala municipality, Viljandi County. Object no 2 on the national park map.
Driving directionsThe study trail is accessible along the Karuskose road.
When coming from Tallinn–Pärnu–Tori, drive to Tori, turn onto the Võlli road that leads to the national park. Drive 6 km along the Jõesuu road to Jõesuu village and before driving into the village, turn right to Kõpu–Jõesuu road. From the bridge across the Halliste River in Riisa village, drive 2.3 km on to the sign directing you to Karuskose. From there it is 3 km to Ingatsi study trail.
When coming from Tartu or Viljandi, drive along Tartu–Viljandi-Pärnu road to the settlement of Kõpu. After passing the cemetery, turn right to the Kõpu–Jõesuu road. Drive 27 km to the bridge across the Raudna River in Riisa village, Tori municipality, drive across the bridge up to the sign directing you to Karuskose. Ingatsi study trail is 3 km from there.
Geographic coordinatesLong-Lat WGS 84
latitude: 58.455475
longitude: 25.025786
L-EST 97 x: 6479922.5 y: 559879.5