Koigi study trail’s observation tower (1.5 km from the parking)

The observation tower is located on Koig study trail at the edge of the raised bog, 1.5 km from the parking lot and it is 9 m high. The tower offers a view of the bog forest, the open bog area and the bog lakes. The surroundings are especially beautiful in early mornings, when - if you are lucky - you can see a sea eagle or a bald eagle in the sky. In early spring it is possible to hear the calls of grouse.
Phone +372 454 6880, +372 527 7421
Type of objectObservation Tower
Parking facilities Parking area
Amenities9 m high observation tower, boardwalk
Hiking options Koigi study trail
SightsBeautiful view of bog lakes, interesting flora, birdlife and fauna.
Additional information Up to 6 people allowed in the observation tower!
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 located in Koigi Landscape Protection Area. Information about restrictions can be obtained from the Environmental Board (+372 662 5999, info@keskkonnaamet.ee).
Location Koigi village, Saaremaa municipality
Driving directionsThe location marker of the observation tower shows the location of the beginning of the hiking trail on the map.
When 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: 58.476285
longitude: 22.974212
L-EST 97 x: 6483330 y: 441074