Lake Pühajärv sensation trail (1.5 km)

Valga County, Otepää Nature Park
The circular hiking trail, equipped with bridges and boardwalks, is suitable for a pleasant walk and enjoying nature, even for younger and older hiking enthusiasts. Next to the trail, on the shore of Lake Pühajärv, there is Kooliranna campfire site, where you can grill and have a rest, and cool off in the lake water in summer.
Phone+372 676 7122
Type of objectHiking trail
Parking facilitiesBy Kooliranna campfire site.
Camping facilities Kooliranna campfire site for 10 tents (for 4)
Outdoor fireplace yes
Hiking options It is possible to go to Lake Pühajärve hiking trail (14 km)
SightsDiversity of wildlife.
Additional information Before going on a nature walk please read the Environmental code of conduct (freedom to roam), rules of conduct and waste-sorting policy
Restrictions The trail is situated in Otepää Nature Park, about restrictions please read here. Further information can be obtained from the Environmental Board (, +372 662 5999).
LocationThe trail is situated in the Pühajärve village, Otepää municipality and starts from the Kooliranna campfire site near the southern end of Lake Pühajärv.
Driving directionsAt the junction with traffic lights in Otepää, choose Otepää–Kääriku–Kurevere road (Road no. 23195) and drive 7.3 km towards Kääriku, almost to Sihva. The hiking trail is by the left side of the road, right before the sports trail.
Geographic coordinatesLong-Lat WGS 84
latitude: 58.016941
longitude: 26.443045
L-EST 97 x: 6433251 y: 644363.6