Valgesoo observation tower

Phone +372 676 7122
E-mail info.kiidjarve@rmk.ee
Type of objectObservation Tower
Parking facilitiesParking for 7 cars and 2 buses
AmenitiesThe 29.7 m high metal observation tower has 3 intermediate platforms, the last platform is 23.8 m high, with  the windscreen and seating. The platforms are covered with wooden boards.
Camping facilities Valgesoo bog campfire site nearby has space for 5 tents (for 4)
Outdoor fireplace Valgesoo bog campfire  site
Hiking options The Valgesoo study trail (1.9) km starts at the parking lot and RMK Peraküla-Aegviidu-Ähijärve hiking route passes the observation tower.
Sights View of Valgesoo bog, old-growth forest, National Geographic`s yellow window on the study trail.
Additional information Before going on a nature walk please read the Environmental code of conduct (freedom to roam).
Restrictions The tower is situated in the Valgesoo Nature Reserve, information about restrictions can be obtained from the Environmental Board (+372 680 7438, info@keskkonnaamet.ee).
Location Põlva County, Põlva municipality, near Kiidjärve–Kärsa road. Object no 16 on the recreation area map.
Driving directions Drive from Tartu to Põlva, turn left at Põlva-Reola highway (road no. 61) 10 km before Põlva from Koorvere crossroad towards Kiidjärve. Drive along the Akste-Häätaru road (road no. 18138) 7 km and then turn to the right at sign Valgesoo to forest road. Drive 150 m until you reach the parking lot.
Geographic coordinatesLong-Lat WGS 84
latitude: 58.153469
longitude: 27.057586
L-EST 97 x: 6449929 y: 679960