Lake Öördi study trail (2.4 km)

Viljandi County, Soomaa National Park
It has been extremely dry in Estonia during spring and there is a standing forest fire warning. Making fire is allowed only on specially prepared campfire sites.
The Öördi bog is the only bog in Soomaa National Park, in which a residual lake of the former large Ice Lake has survived at the edge of the bog.
Phone+372 435 7164
+372 526 1924
E-mail info.soomaa@rmk.ee
Type of objectStudy trail
Parking facilitiesParking area for 7 cars.
AmenitiesForest hut, firewood shelter, fire ring with barbecue grill, 2 recreation sites, dry toilet
Campfire site Fire ring with a grill
Hiking options by walking
SightsÖördi bog, Öördi residual lake
Berries and mushroomsMushrooms, cloudberries, cranberries, bilberries
Additional informationBefore 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).
LocationIia village, Põhja-Sakala municipality, Viljandi County. Object no 8 on the national park map.
Driving directionsWhen coming from the direction of Tallinn–Pärnu–Tori, drive to Tori, turn onto the Võlli road that leads to the national park. Then drive 6 km along the Jõesuu road to Jõesuu village. Before entering Jõesuu village, turn right onto Kõpu–Jõesuu road. To get to the destination, drive through the national park and drive 600 m from Iia village towards Kõpu, up to the sign directing to Lake Öördi. Turn left and drive 5.7 km along the forest road and the ride to the campfire site.
When coming from the direction of Tartu–Viljandi, drive along Tartu–Viljandi–Pärnu road to Kõpu. After passing the Kõpu cemetery, turn right onto Kõpu–Jõesuu road. To get to the destination, drive 7 km to the sign directing to Lake Öördi. Turn right, drive 5.7 km along the forest road and the ride to the parking area. This is also where the study trail starts.
Geographic coordinatesLong-Lat WGS 84
latitude: 58.380316
longitude: 25.196533
L-EST 97 x: 6471717.8 y: 569995.1