Riisa study trail (4.8 km)

Pärnu 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.
Riisa study trail goes through the picturesque bog and the forests by the Navesti River. Also marshland with pools can be seen. On the trail there are recreation sites with seats to rest and experience the silence in the bog, or enjoy the view from the tower.
Phone+372 435 7164
+372 526 1924
E-mail info.soomaa@rmk.ee
Type of objectStudy trail
Parking facilitiesParking area for 10 cars.
AmenitiesOn the trail there are 8 recreation sites, observation tower, dry toilet. The boardwalk of the trail is renovated in 2013 with the help of ERDF: the trail is accessible by wheelchair (also with pram) to the first bog pool- 1220 metres.
Wheelchair accessibility To the first bog pool- 1220 metres.
Hiking options by walking
SightsRiisa bog, bog pools, forest on bog ridge, tall forest on the bank of the Navesti River.
Berries and mushroomsCloudberries, 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).
LocationRiisa village, Tori municipality, Pärnu County. Object no 1 on the national park map.
Driving directionsRiisa study trail is located in Riisa village, Tori municipality, Pärnu County, 32 km along the Kõpu–Jõesuu 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 there it is 6 km to Riisa 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 Kõpu–Jõesuu road.  Drive to Riisa village in Tori municipality (28 km). From there it is 3 km to Riisa study trail.
Geographic coordinatesLong-Lat WGS 84
latitude: 58.488544
longitude: 24.981708
L-EST 97 x: 6483566.8 y: 557252.8