Põõsaspea rest stop

Lääne County, Nõva Recreation Area
Cape Põõsaspea is the north-westernmost tip of mainland Estonia, which is important for the entire Baltic Sea. Here starts the line, which extends over Osmussaare Island to Cape Hanko and divides the sea into the Gulf of Finland and the Baltic Sea. The place is one of the best sites for watching the migration of arctic seabirds.
Phone+372 506 2004
Type of objectRest Stop
Parking facilitiesParking for 8 cars, max 4 caravans
AmenitiesObservation hut, bench, 2 information boards, dry toilet
SightsOne of the best sites for watching the migration of arctic seabirds. Rocks from the Neugrund meterorite crater – the breccias.
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 Located in Nõva Nature Reserve. Information about restrictions can be obtained from the Environmental Board (+372 662 5999, info@keskkonnaamet.ee).
LocationSpithami village, Lääne-Nigula municipality, Lääne County
Object no 12 on recreation area map
Driving directionsDrive 47 km from Tallinn through Keila towards Haapsalu and turn right at the Määra road junction (sign “Nõva 29 km”). Drive through Nõva, and 15 km towards Haapsalu, turn right at the Riguldi road junction and drive into Tuksi village. In Tuksi village at the Rooslepa chapel turn right onto Tuksi–Spithami road. Drive through Spithami village and you’ll arrive at the campfire site.
Geographic coordinatesLong-Lat WGS 84
latitude: 59.228055
longitude: 23.511310
L-EST 97 x: 6565621 y: 472099