Koigi study trail (5,7 km)

The trail runs in the largest bog of Saaremaa, where different development stages of the mire can be observed. A popular legend goes that in the bog lake of Koigi a treasure was once buried, and it is guarded by spirits who occasionally reveal themselves to people.
Phone +372 454 6880
Type of objectStudy trail
Parking facilitiesParking area
Amenities3 information boards, 3 benches, trail covered in wood chips and a boardwalk leading around the Lake Pitkjärv (also know as Lake Pikkjärv), 3 bridges, 3 observation platforms and 9 m high observation tower, dry toilet in the parking lot.
Hiking options yes
SightsThe only bog in Saaremaa with wonderful pools and hollows
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
RestrictionsUp to 6 people allowed in the observation tower!
The trail is located in Koigi Landscape Protection Area. Information about restrictions can be obtained from the Environmental Board (+372 662 5999, info@keskkonnaamet.ee).
LocationKoigi village, Saaremaa municipality
Object no 2 on recreation area map
Driving directionsWhen coming from the mainland, drive along the Väinatamm causeway towards Kuressaare up to the Orissaare–Laimjala road junction. Turn towards Laimjala and drive 4 km up to the the sign “Koigi matkarada 3 km”. Follow the sign to the gravel road in Koigi village. Drive through the village and follow the sign past the fields to a forest road. You will get to a gravel parking area. There is the start of the hiking trail.
Geographic coordinatesLong-Lat WGS 84
latitude: 58.486193
longitude: 22.989675
L-EST 97 x: 6483330 y: 441074