Laiksaare nature study trail (2 km)

Pärnu County, Pärnumaa Recreation Area
The trail runs in the riparian forest of the Rannametsa River, with rich vegetation and versatile terrain. The trail aims to introduce riparian forests, which are rare in Estonia, and characteristic bog plant communities. About halfway through the trail you will arrive at the forest hut, which is an excellent place to rest and listen to the singing of birds.
Phone+372 511 8698 Recreation area manager
Type of objectStudy trail
Parking facilitiesParking for 10 cars in the parking area of the forest district office.
AmenitiesOutdoor toilet and information board with trail map at the start of Laiksaare nature study trail; 3 footbridges, several interest points and Laiksaare forest hut with outdoor fireplace along the trail.
Outdoor fireplace yes
Hiking options RMK Hiking Route- Kopra tare- Ikla
Accommodation yes
SightsThe trail aims to introduce riparian forests, which are rare in Estonia, and characteristic bog plant communities. The trail goes across three footbridges, over fallen trees and along the river shore. Hikers interested in bird-watching will be pleasantly surprised to see the plethora of birds.
Berries and mushroomsMushrooms
Winter accessibilityfirewood provided in Laiksaare forest hut, no snow removal
Additional informationProtected Laiksaare pine forest nearby; hiking also possible on the Kopra tare–Ikla section (74 km) of the RMK Hiking Route.
LocationIn Laiksaare village, Saarde municipality, Pärnu County.
Driving directionsDrive on Häädemeeste–Tõitoja road. Before the Tali junction and Laiksaare village you can see the office of the Laiksaare forest district to the left of the road. Follow the roadside sign to Laiksaare nature study trail.
Geographic coordinatesLong-Lat WGS 84
latitude: 58.092800
longitude: 24.681199
L-EST 97 x: 6439274.7 y: 540175.6