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), rules of conduct and waste-sorting policy
Restrictions The tower is situated in the Valgesoo Nature Reserve, information about restrictions can be obtained from the Environmental Board (+372 662 5999, 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