Hirmuste study trail (1.3 km)

The trail starts at Hirmuste campsite, about 1 km from the Hirmuste village and runs through an old natural forest across overgrown dunes and through the marshy alder forest. On the way back along the coast, you can admire scenic sea views. The trail is most suitable for walking.
The trail runs through Kõpu Nature Reserve in the immediate vicinity of the Hirmuste campsite and is marked with wooden signs.
Phone+372 676 7111
Type of objectStudy trail
Parking facilitiesIn the parking area of the Hirmuste campsite for 10 cars or 3 smaller buses
AmenitiesThe trail starts and ends at the information pillar with the trail’s map, situated at the campsite. The trail takes 30 to 40 minutes to complete, the trail’s features are introduced on 6 information boards.
Camping facilities yes
Outdoor fireplace yes
Hiking options yes
SightsThe trail the life of old-growth forest, it's plant and animal species.
Berries and mushroomsBilberries and mushrooms
Additional informationTent camping and making campfire is allowed on the Hirmuste campsite.
Before going on a nature walk please read the Environmental code of conduct (freedom to roam), rules of conduct and waste-sorting policy
RestrictionsThe trail is situated in Kõpu Nature Reserve. Information about restrictions can be obtained from the Environmental Board (+372 662 5999, info@keskkonnaamet.ee).  
LocationHirmuste village, Hiiumaa municipality
Object no 26 on recreation area map
Driving directionsDriving from Kõpu towards Ristna, turn right at the Suurepsi bus stop and keep left at the junction. In the Hirmuste village, follow the sign to the campsite, which marks the start of the hiking trail.
Geographic coordinatesLong-Lat WGS 84
latitude: 58.941183
longitude: 22.131815
L-EST 97 x: 6535088 y: 392445