Selli-Sillaotsa study trail (4.7 km)

The trail starts in a pine forest at the edge of a mire. There the Suuretüki observation tower offers an excellent view on the Laeva mire. The trail continues along a boardwalk across the Laeva mire, which is well known for its good cranberry sites.
Phone+372 676 7122
Type of objectStudy trail
Parking facilitiesSillaotsa parking area (5 cars).
Amenities2 information boards, 2 shelters, 2 dry toilets, 9 small information boards, observation tower (12 m), boardwalks and wood chip-covered sections of the trail.
Hiking options by walking
SightsMire, varied biota.
Berries and mushroomsbilberries, cloudberries, cranberries
Additional informationThe trail is for walking. On average it takes 1.5 h to walk the trail. The trail runs through the bog (3.5 km) and on gravel road (1.2 km). No camping or making campfire on the trail!
Restrictions The study trail is situated in Alam-Pedja Nature Reserve, view the restrictions on visiting here Further information can be obtained from the Environmental Board (+372 680 7438,
LocationTartu municipality, Tartu County. Object no 1 on the nature reserve map.
Driving directionsDrive along the Tartu–Tallinn road, 20 km from Tartu turn left immediately after the large sign (Tallinn 161, Siniküla 5, Laeva 2), drive 200 m and take the middle road to Palupõhja (traffic sign “uneven road” 11 km). Drive 8 km to the parking area on the right. (Before that (6.8 km) you can see the end of the study trail with a shelter and dry toilet on the right). The study trail starts at the parking area. Follow the RMK sign to the trail.
Geographic coordinatesLong-Lat WGS 84
latitude: 58.435041
longitude: 26.268727
L-EST 97 x: 6479429.6 y: 632492.2