Tõrvandu forest study trail (3 km)

The trail starts 150 m from Pähni Visitor Centre, runs 3 km along a forest road and is passable by car. The sample plots are marked and described and provide an overview of reforestation and maintenance of coniferous forests and give general information about the forests in this area.
Phone+372 501 9564
E-mail info.pahni@rmk.ee
Type of objectStudy trail
Parking facilitiesParking area of the Visitor Centre.
AmenitiesThe trail starts 150 m from Pähni Visitor Centre, runs 3 km along a forest road and is passable by car. The sample plots are marked and described and provide an overview of reforestation and maintenance of coniferous forests and give general information about the forests in this area. In some places also references to history are made.
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).
RestrictionsPart of the trail is in Pähni Nature Reserve, information about restrictions can be obtained from the Environmental Board (+372 786 8360, info@keskkonnaamet.ee).
LocationPähni village, Rõuge municipality Võru County. Object no 25 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 150 m from the Visitor Centre towards Matsi, by the road.
Geographic coordinatesLong-Lat WGS 84
latitude: 57.633278
longitude: 26.765867
L-EST 97 x: 6391296 y: 665191