Kirikumäe campfire site

During the time of a risk of a forest fire in Estonia: • You can make fire only in designated places. • You can make fire only with a wind up to 5 m/s. • Watch out your fire!
The campfire site at the picturesque Lake Kirikumäe is an excellent rest stop for hikers in the RMK Peraküla-Aegviidu-Ähijärve hiking route. In the forest hut, built of large logs from local forests, one can find shelter and accommodation.
Phone+372 501 9564
E-mail info.pahni@rmk.ee
Type of objectCampfire site
Parking facilitiesParking for 5 cars.
Amenities1 fire ring with grills, 1outdoor fireplace benches, forest hut with bunks, dry toilet. The forest hut has no heating.
Camping facilities The maximum number of tents (for 4) allowed is 2.
Campfire site 1 fire ring with grills, 1outdoor fireplace.
Water Water is available from Lake Kirikumäe.
Hiking options The campfire site is at the 3.2 km Kirikumäe hiking trail and on the RMK Peraküla-Aegviidu-Ähijärve Hiking Route.
Accommodation yes
Sleeps (no. of people)Hut for 4 people.
SightsLake Kirikumäe, forest and meadow communities
Winter accessibilityNo snow removal from the path to the campfire site; firewood provided.
Additional informationBefore going on a nature walk please read the Environmental code of conduct (freedom to roam).
RestrictionsThe campfire site is located in Kirikumäe Landscape Protection Area, information about restrictions can be obtained from the Environmental Board (+372 786 8360, info@keskkonnaamet.ee).
LocationVõru municipality, Võru County. Object no 38 on the recreation area map.
Driving directionsDrive about 19 km on Võru–Luhamaa road (Road no. 2, E263) towards Vastseliina and turn right to Vastseliina. Drive past the fire station, across the bridge, to the junction, turn left and drive 6.8 km straight ahead on the asphalt road up to the intersection at the Järvsaare bus stop. Turn left and drive 500 m. The lake and campfire sites, as well as the start of the trail are to the right of the road.
Geographic coordinatesLong-Lat WGS 84
latitude: 57.685522
longitude: 27.254861
L-EST 97 x: 6398424 y: 694105