Pähni forest hut

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 forest hut stands on the shore of the artificial lake of Pähni, and has served the interests of hikers, holiday-makers, and nature-lovers for ten years already. Pähni nature study trail, which starts at Pähni Nature Centre and is 1.5 km in length, passes by near the forest hut.
Phone+372 501 9564
E-mail info.pahni@rmk.ee
Type of objectForest hut
Parking facilitiesParking near the hut.
AmenitiesIn addition to the hexagonal forest hut with benches in it, there is a shelter with table and benches, campfire ring, outdoor fireplace, woodshed with sleeping loft, and dry toilet.
Camping facilities Camping space for 15 tents.
Outdoor fireplace Outdoor fireplace
Campfire site Fire ring
Water Tap water during the opening time of the Pähni Visitor Centre.
Hiking options Pähni nature study trail (1,5 km) , Tõrvandu forest study trail, RMK hiking trail Piusa-Pähni section and Pähni-Ähijärve section passes near the forest hut.
Accommodation yes
SightsForest megaphones
Winter accessibilityFirewood provided.
Additional informationThe forest hut can be used free of charge. Please observe the principles of freedom to roam.
LocationPähni village, Rõuge municipality, Võru County. Object no 22 on the recreation area map.
Driving directionsOn Võru–Valga road (Road no. 67), 30 km from Võru, turn left at the Matsi junction (when coming from Valga, turn right 50 km from Valga, follow the sign “RMK Pähni looduskeskus 6”). Drive 6 km to Pähni village. At Pähni Nature Centre turn right before the Pähni stream (follow the sign “Pähni metsaonn”). After 100 m turn left between the spruce hedge and you’ll arrive at the forest hut.
Geographic coordinatesLong-Lat WGS 84
latitude: 57.630518
longitude: 26.766015
L-EST 97 x: 6390989 y: 665212.5