Luite hiking trail (4.4 km)

Phone+372 339 3833 Kauksi Nature Centre
E-mailkauksi.looduskeskus@rmk.ee
Type of objectHiking trail
Parking facilitiesNear RMK Kauksi Nature Centre
AmenitiesThe trail is marked with (yellow) rectangle blazes on trees and yellow RMK ribbons tied around trees, observation tower. The hiking trail passes the Kauksi campfire site.
Camping facilities yes
Outdoor fireplace yes
Hiking options yes
SightsDune ridges (shifting dunes) and vegetation, dune oaks of different age and shapes, the Rannapungerja River.
Berries and mushroomsBilberries, wild strawberries
Winter accessibilityThe trail can be passed on skis and snowshoes.
Additional informationThe trail starts at RMK Kauksi Nature Centre and leads along the shore of Lake Peipus to the mouth of the Rannapungerja River. If you start at the Kauksi campfire site, the circular trail can be passed as a 4.4 km loop.
RestrictionsShore protection zone is 200 m; motorised vehicle traffic is prohibited outside roads and paths; campfires can be made only in designated sites.
LocationKauksi village, Iisaku municipality. Object no. 18 on recreation area map.
Driving directionsDrive 47 km on Jõhvi–Tartu road, turn left at the Kauksi bus stop (sign to RMK Kauksi Nature Centre). Drive 600 m until you see Kauksi Nature Centre at the right side of the road. The trail starts in the yard of the Nature Centre. 
Geographic coordinatesLong-Lat WGS 84 x:27.226644 y:58.992054
L-EST 97 x:685414 y:6543691