Pähni forest study trail (3 km)

The trail starts and ends at Pähni Visitor Centre. The forest landscape here is characterised by small wetland areas and the curvy flooded meadow. Most forests are old fresh boreal forests. Their condition is quite natural and therefore they possess diverse biota. A quite wanderer may easily meet a wild animal, birds will accompany you anyway. Also, the forest is rich in insects. There are 15 points of interest along the trail.
Phone+372 501 9564
E-mail info.pahni@rmk.ee
Type of objectStudy trail
Parking facilitiesParking at the parking area of the Visitor Centre.
AmenitiesThe trail starts and ends at Pähni Visitor Centre. Along the trail there are 15 points of interest, introducing different tree species, objects of cultural heritage and traces of animal activity. 200 m of the trail is boardwalk and there are 4 shelters for rest stops.
Hiking options by walking
Berries and mushroomsBilberries, mushrooms
Additional informationBefore going on a nature walk please read the Environmental code of conduct (freedom to roam).
LocationPähni village, Rõuge municipality Võru County. Object no 24 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 külastuskeskus 6”). Drive 6 km to Pähni village. The first building to the left of the road before the Pähni stream is Pähni Visitor Centre, the trail starts at the Visitor Centre.
Geographic coordinatesLong-Lat WGS 84
latitude: 57.632889
longitude: 26.769336
L-EST 97 x: 6391261 y: 665400