Suur Munamägi rest stop

Võru County, Haanja Nature 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 recreation site is located in an asphalt parking area near the Suur Munamägi hill. Benches are provided so that the tired wanderers can rest their feet. The attractions include the highest peak in the Baltic countries – the Suur Munamägi hill, the pond where the northern crested newt spawns, and the beautiful rolling terrain characteristic to the Haanja area.
Phone+372 501 9564
E-mail info.pahni@rmk.ee
Type of objectRest Stop
Parking facilitiesAsphalt parking area for 6 buses and max 10 cars.
AmenitiesBenches, information boards, dry toilet (separate stalls for men and women).
Wheelchair accessibility yes
SightsSuur Munamägi, pond of northern crested newt, rolling terrain.
Additional informationBefore going on a nature walk please read the Environmental code of conduct (freedom to roam). Bird and wildlife conservation area of the Natura 2000 network.
RestrictionsThe rest stop is situated in Haanja Nature Park, about restrictions please read here. Further information can be obtained from the Environmental Board (+372 786 8360, info@keskkonnaamet.ee).
LocationHaanja village, Rõuge municipality, Võru County. Object no 1 on the nature park map.
Driving directionsDrive from Võru towards Luhamaa (Road no. 2, E263) and immediately after the railway crossing turn left. Go past Alexela filling station and after 500 m turn right (follow the signs “Haanja 12 km”, “Suur-Munamägi 12 km”). Drive past the Kose bus stop (Favora filling station is to the left) to the sign of Haanja. The parking area and recreation site are about 500 m straight ahead from there, to the left of the road.
Geographic coordinatesLong-Lat WGS 84
latitude: 57.71514
longitude: 27.05526
L-EST 97 x: 6401158.7 y: 682056.3