Taevaskoja-Otteni-Taevaskoja hiking trail (3,8 km)

Prohibition of movement by the outcrop - danger of cave in!
Make a fire only in a place prepared and marked for it. To avoid disappointment, please take firewood or barbecue coals with you when traveling by car. Do not leave a burning fire unattended! When using a charcoal grill, pour the coals on the fireplace, not under the forest. Extinguish the fire properly, when leaving.
Starting from Suur Taevaskoda the trail takes you to the high banks of Ahja River.
The trail is only for walking!
Phone +372 676 7122
E-mail info.kiidjarve@rmk.ee
Type of objectHiking trail
Parking facilitiesParking in Taevaskodade parking area for 30 cars
AmenitiesIndicated with green signs, supported with information boards
Camping facilities The nearest is Otteni campfire site.
Outdoor fireplace Outdoor fireplace with grillrest in Otteni campfire site.
Water Non-potable water from Ahja River.
Hiking options The trail is only for walking! Taevaskodade hiking trail starting from Taevaskodade parking area, Kiidjärve-Taevaskoja-Kiidjärve hiking trail (11,8 km) on the banks of Ahja River, RMK Peraküla-Aegviidu-Ähijärve Hiking Route.
Sights Suur Taevaskoda, partly preserved Otteni/Valgesoo watermill, Otteni arched watermill bridge, miniature canyon, picturesque views to Ahja River, information board by bushwhackers` hollow.
Additional information
Restrictions The trail is located in the Ahja River Valley Landscape Protection Area. Information about restrictions can be obtained from the Environmental Board (+372 662 5999, info@keskkonnaamet.ee).
Location Saesaare-Taevaskoja-Otteni region in Põlva County
Driving directions Drive from Tartu towards Põlva along the Põlva -Reola road. 6 km before Põlva, turn to the left towards Taevaskoja. Drive 3,5 km along Kanariku-Kiidjärve road (road nr 18146). Drive through Taevaskoja till before Saesaare bus stop there is the sign "Taevaskoda". Drive 400 m to Taevaskodade parking area. 
From there on foot to Taevaskodade hiking trail, Taevaskoja-Otteni-Taevaskoja hiking trail starts under Suur-Taevaskoda.
Geographic coordinatesLong-Lat WGS 84
latitude: 58.108083
longitude: 27.051642
L-EST 97 x: 6444864,4 y: 679842,6