Lake Öördi study trail (2.4 km)
Viljandi County, Soomaa National Park
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|
|Type of object||Study trail|
|Parking facilities||Parking area|
|Amenities||Forest hut, firewood shelter, fire ring with barbecue grill, 2 recreation sites, dry toilet.|
|Sights||Öördi bog, Öördi residual lake|
|Berries and mushrooms||mushrooms, cloudberries, cranberries, bilberries|
|Additional information||Before going on a nature walk please read the Environmental code of conduct (freedom to roam).|
|Restrictions||In the territory of the National Park certain restrictions are imposed pursuant to the nature conservation rules. For further information click here.|
|Location||Iia village, Kõpu municipality, Viljandi County.|
|Driving directions||When 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.
* By public transport to Soomaa National Park from the direction of Viljandi: take bus line no. 55 departing from Viljandi. See further: www.peatus.ee. To get to Lake Öördi, buy a ticket to Iia village and walk following the directions.
|Geographic coordinates||Long-Lat WGS 84|
|L-EST 97 x: 6471717.8 y: 569995.1|