Ilumetsa rest stop (Meteorite Craters)

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.
Ilumetsa recreation site is situated near meteorite craters.
There is a tourist information cabin, boardwalk, parking area and dry toilet at the recreation site. Camping with tents is not allowed. The site leads to a fascinating walk to the largest meteorite crater here, called Põrguhaud or “Grave of hell”. Wheelchair accessibility.
Phone+372 676 7122
Type of objectRest Stop
Parking facilitiesParking for 4 to 5 cars.
AmenitiesInformation cabin, boardwalk, parking area and dry toilet.
Wheelchair accessibility yes
SightsIlumetsa meteorite craters
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
LocationVõru municipality, Võru County. Object no 14 on the recreation area map.
Driving directionsDrive from Põlva towards Värska to the Ilumetsa railway station. Turn right before the railway crossing (the sign “Ilumetsa meteoriidikraatrid”), drive 0.5 km and arrive at the site.
Geographic coordinatesLong-Lat WGS 84
latitude: 57.957413
longitude: 27.406111
L-EST 97 x: 6429110 y: 701567