Marimetsa hiking trail’s observation tower (4.5 km from the parking)

Lääne County, Marimetsa Nature Reserve
At the end of the Marimetsa hiking trail, 4.5 km from the parking lot, there is a 7.6 m high wooden observation tower. From there you can see a picturesque view of the Marimetsa bog. which covers approximately 5000 ha. The bog is surrounded by forested dunes.
Phone +372 513 8783
Type of objectObservation Tower
Parking facilities A gravel parking area for 2 buses or 10 cars
Amenities7.6 m high wooden observation tower with 2 platforms, 4 benches. Boardwalk.
Hiking options Marimetsa hiking trail
SightsMarimetsa bog as one of the oldest bogs in western Estonia, its plants, birds and animals.
Additional information
  • The boardwalk may be slippery depending on the weather. We ask you to please keep your pets on a leash!
  • 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 special management zone of Marimetsa Nature Reserve. Before your visit, please refer to the protection rules of Marimetsa Nature Reserve here.
    Information about restrictions can be obtained from the Environmental Board (+372 662 5999,
    Location Rõuma village, Lääne-Nigula municipality, Lääne County
    Driving directions The location marker of the observation tower shows the location of the beginning of the hiking trail on the map.
    Drive 3 km on Risti–Virtsu road, turn right at Rõuma (see the sign for the hiking trail). After 300 m arrive at the parking space with an information board with trail map and trailhead.
    Geographic coordinatesLong-Lat WGS 84
    latitude: 58.960831
    longitude: 24.008435
    L-EST 97 x: 6536104 y: 503778