Palumägede hiking trail (1 km)

The kilometre-long hiking trail with many ups and downs starts from the second Palumägede parking area and offers versatility for visitors enjoying a lakeside holiday.
Type of objectHiking trail
Parking facilitiesThe first parking area for 1 bus or 2 cars, the parking area at the information board for 10 cars.
Amenities1 large information board, (8) trail signs along the hiking trail.
Camping facilities yes
Outdoor fireplace yes
Hiking options yes
SightsLake Pangodi and the surrounding kames.
Additional informationThe hiking trail is situated in Pangodi Landscape Protection Area. Camping and outdoor fireplace on Palumägede campfire site.
RestrictionsCamping and making campfire is allowed in designated places only. Planning public events with more than 50 participants and use of motorised vehicle on the lake requires prior consent from the protected area manager (Tartu–Jõgeva region of the Environmental Board). The use of bicycles and motorised vehicles is prohibited outside roads and paths. Parking motorised vehicles outside designated areas is prohibited.
LocationKambja municipality, Tartu County.
Driving directionsDrive 13 km from Tartu towards Võru, turn right towards Otepää, drive 10 km, turn left at the Kodijärve manor park, drive 1.4 km and turn left (at the wooden sign “Palumäed”). The bus must be left in the first parking area, walk 800 m to the second parking area. The trail starts and ends at the information board.
Geographic coordinatesLong-Lat WGS 84
latitude: 58.190486
longitude: 26.573614
L-EST 97 x: 6452854 y: 651334