Karula long hiking trail (36 km)

Võru County, Karula National Park
The hiking trail runs through Karula National Park and has no marked starting or end point. The circular trail is marked with signs leading to both directions; however, it is advisable to move counter-clockwise. The trail is marked with yellow blazes on trees, plastic hiker pictograms on sign posts and tin signs along major trail sections.
Phone+372 782 8350
E-mail info.karula@rmk.ee
Type of objectHiking trail
Parking facilitiesAvailable
Amenities3 information boards, 2 piers, boardwalk, a wooden bridge that can be crossed with a transport vehicle along the 36 km trail.
Camping facilities The trail passes the Veski and Rebasemõisa campfire sites and the Suuremäe campsite, where you can pitch your tent.
Campfire site The trail passes the Suuremäe campsite, Veski campfire site, Õdri I campfire site, Rebasemõisa campfire site, Plaagi campfire site and Perajärve campfire site.
Hiking options by walking
SightsThe nature, cultural heritage and history of Karula.
Berries and mushroomsBilberries, mushrooms
Additional information
RestrictionsThe long Karula hiking trail is situated in Karula National Park, about restrictions please read here. Further information can be obtained from the Environmental Board (+372 662 5999, info@keskkonnaamet.ee).
FilesYou can see the trail scheme here.
LocationIn Karula National Park. The trail has no definite starting or end point. Object no 24 on the national park map.
Driving directionsDrive 8 km from Antsla towards Haabsaare, turn right 50 m after the Haabsaare bus stop (signs “Karula rahvuspargi külastuskeskus 7 km”, “Saru 20 km”). Drive 7 km on Haabsaare–Saru road and follow the signs pointing to the Karula National Park’s visitor centre, which lead you to the trail.
Geographic coordinatesLong-Lat WGS 84
latitude: 57.7124683
longitude: 26.5051262
L-EST 97 x: 6399498 y: 649297