Härämäe hiking trail (3.4 km)

Võru County, Haanja Nature Park
The hiking trail is 3.4 km long, starts on the Hallimägi hill and passes through varied landscape as typical to the Haanja area. The trail descends to the valley, where beavers have created their kingdom. Before the trail gets to the Härämägi hill it is possible to explore different forest types. On Härämägi a view opens on the water-bodies that form the spawning area for the northern crested newt. Other attractions include the Sapas’ arboretum, Härämäe village landscape and architecture. The trail is equipped with wooden signs and information boards.
Phone +372 501 9564
E-mail info.pahni@rmk.ee
Type of objectHiking trail
Parking facilitiesParking by the side of access road.
AmenitiesInformation boards, benches
Hiking options walking
SightsNorthern crested newt ponds, Sapas’ arboretum, Härämäe village landscape and architecture.
Additional informationBefore going on a nature walk please read the Environmental code of conduct (freedom to roam). Bird and wildlife conservation area of the Natura 2000 network.
RestrictionsThe hiking trail is situated in Haanja Nature Park, about restrictions please read here. Further information can be obtained from the Environmental Board (+372 680 7438, info@keskkonnaamet.ee).
LocationHallimäe village, Rõuge municipality, Võru County. Object no 12 on the nature park map.
Driving directionsDrive from Võru towards Luhamaa (Road no. 2, E263) and immediately after the railway crossing turn left. Go past Alexela filling station and after 500 m turn right (follow the signs “Haanja 12 km”, “Suur-Munamägi 12 km”). Drive past the Kose bus stop (Favora filling station is to the left) and go straight on to the Haanja bus stop. After the bus stop continue ahead for 6 km to the junction at Lake Plaani Külajärv, turn right following the sign “Rõuge 12 km” and go 4 km to the sign of Rõuge municipality. Drive 200 m and you’ll arrive at the start of the hiking trail, with a bench, information board and sign by the left side of the road.
Geographic coordinatesLong-Lat WGS 84
latitude: 57.69864
longitude: 27.01974
L-EST 97 x: 6399219.0 y: 680009.5