Osmussaare hiking trail (9 km)

On the North coast of the island you can view the cliff that is part of the 1200 km long Baltic Klint. The cliff is highest (7 m) around the lighthouse and becomes lower towards North-East where the so called "Crocodiles" are located.
There are the coastal lagoons, open to the sea;
cliffs; meadows; fens and old broad-leaved forests.
Osmussaar`s jewels are Alvar meadows.
Phone+372 506 2004
E-mailinfo.nova@rmk.ee
Type of objectHiking trail
Parking facilitiesParking at Dirhami harbour
Amenities2 information boards one in the North and one in the South tip of the island, 6 interest points on the trail.
Camping facilities yes
Outdoor fireplace yes
Hiking options yes
SightsRelict lakes, boulders of gneissic breccias, military legacy
Additional information Before going on a nature walk please read the Environmental code of conduct (freedom to roam).
RestrictionsWithout the consent of the protected area manager organized tourism and big events are prohibited on the island.
All trash must be taken with you!
Information about restrictions can be obtained from the Environmental Board (+372 680 7438, info@keskkonnaamet.ee).
LocationOsmussaare Island, Lääne-Nigula municipality, Lääne County
Driving directionsAccess to the island by boat has to be booked beforehand. Drive 47 km from Tallinn through Keila towards Haapsalu, turn right at the Määra junction (sign 29 km to Nõva). Drive 15 km through Nõva towards Haapsalu, turn right at the Riguldi junction and drive to port Dirhami, from where you can get to the island.
Geographic coordinatesLong-Lat WGS 84
latitude: 59.276275
longitude: 23.409765
L-EST 97 x: 466349 y: 6571039