Kurtna hiking trails (4.5 km - 5.5 km)
Ida-Viru County, Northern Shore of Lake Peipus Recreation Area
The hiking trail is in Kurtna landscape reserve and starts in the parking area of the campfire site by Lake Martiska. Unique on this hiking trail are the numerous lakes that are located close to one another, and the possibility to see very different lake types, enjoy the beauty of the bog and the mosaic pattern of the terrain and vegetation.
|Phone||+372 339 3833 Kauksi Nature Centre|
|Type of object||Hiking trail|
at Lake Martiska parking area for about 5 cars|
the trails there are altogether 12 points of interest, 4 campfire sites, map, 2
dry toilets, partly boardwalk.|
various terrains and forest growth types of the Kurtna lake group, Pannjärve
|Berries and mushrooms||Bilberries, wild strawberries, chanterelles, milk-caps|
trail is accessible on skis and snowshoes. You park at Pannjärve Health and
trail passes the shores of 11 lakes; swimming and fishing.|
Landscape Reserve was established in 1987 on 2,557 hectares to protect the
Kurtna lake group and Kurtna kames.|
According to the nature conservation rules, motorised vehicle traffic is prohibited outside roads and paths. Campfires can be made only in designated sites.
lakes, Illuka municipality. Object no. 1 on recreation area map.|
17 km on Jõhvi–Vasknarva road, turn left (at the sign to Niinsaare Recreation Centre).
Before the ditch where the road branches, turn left onto the gravel road (signs
Niinsaare and RMK hiking trail) and drive about 1.5 km to the parking area of
Niinsaare Recreation Centre. The trail starts about 20 m before the parking
area and proceeds towards the lake. |