Tõrvanina study trail (4 km)

Tõrvanina study trail runs through different types of forest in the varied landscape of the Tareste Landscape Protection Area. Along the 4 km long trail with red indication there are small bog areas between the sand dunes, as well as Tareste bay, reedbed and military heritage from World War II. The trail passes through the habitats of protected plant species and bats.
In the second half of summer and in autumn, it is worth of taking a basket with you. There can be blueberries, lingonberries and mushrooms on the trail.
Phone +372 6767499
Type of objectStudy trail
Parking facilitiesAt the beginning of the study trail, there is the gravel-covered car park for 10 cars and 2 large buses. It is also possible to park in the parking lot of the neighbouring Tõrvanina campsite.
AmenitiesA large information board at the beginning of the trail, 13 information boards on the trail. 2 marsh platforms, a bridge over Tareste stream, a bird watching platform along Tareste Bay. Possibility to use the DC of Tõrvanina campsite.
Outdoor fireplace At Tõrvanina campsite
Water No drinking water
Hiking options Number eight-shaped trail begins and ends at the same point and is doable also partly.
SightsThe varied landscape of Tareste Landscape Reserve, Tareste Bay, reedbeds and coastal pastures.
Berries and mushroomsBlueberries, lingonberries, mushrooms
Additional informationThe study trail intersects Hiiumaa hiking route, pay attention to the indication (red!) on the common sections. Camping and fire-making is allowed only in Tõrvanina campsite.
RestrictionsThe trail is mostly situated in Tareste Landscape Protection Area. Information about restrictions can be obtained from the Environmental Board info@keskkonnaamet.ee, +372 662 5999.
LocationTahkuna peninsula, Hiiumaa municipality, Hiiu County. Object no 14 on the recreation area map.
Driving directionsFrom Kärdla - Kõrgessaare highway (road no. 80) turn towards Lehtma. At the 8th km of Kärdla-Lehtma road (road no. 82) turn right (RMK signpost "Tõrvanina") and drive to the parking lot.
Geographic coordinatesLong-Lat WGS 84
latitude: 59.039257
longitude: 22.685617
L-EST 97 x: 6545259 y: 424601