Kukemetsa forest hut

During the time of a risk of a forest fire in Estonia: • You can make fire only in designated places. • You can make fire only with a wind up to 5 m/s. • Watch out your fire!
The easily accessible forest hut is situated at a good gravel forest road. The surrounding forests are rich in wild berries and mushrooms. The forest hut is a good resting spot along the Selgise cycling trail and Peraküla-Aegviidu-Ähijärve hiking trail.
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E-mail info.kiidjarve@rmk.ee
Type of objectForest hut
Parking facilitiesRoadside parking near the forest hut.
AmenitiesFire ring with barbecue grill and benches in the hexagonal hut. Information board, picnic table with shelter, fire ring with barbecue grill, woodshed with sleeping loft and composting toilet.
Camping facilities The maximum number of tents (for 4) allowed is 10.
Campfire site Fire ring with a grill.
Wheelchair accessibility It is possible to move in the wheelchair in the campfire site, no special facilities.
Water A fire pond is 1.5 km to the south of Kukemetsa forest hut.
Hiking options Forest hut is on the Selgise cycling trail and Peraküla-Aegviidu-Ähijärve hiking trail.
Accommodation yes
Sleeps (no. of people)Forest hut is for 5 people and the shelter`s attic for 4 people.
SightsDiverse forests rich in wild berries and mushrooms, the Padakõrve red wood ant population nearby.
Berries and mushroomsBilberries, mushrooms
Winter accessibilityFirewood provided; access road to the campsite is kept clear of snow, but the area surrounding the structures is not.
Additional informationBefore going on a nature walk please read the Environmental code of conduct (freedom to roam).
Location6.5 km north of the Matjama village, Peipsiääre municipality, Tartu County. Object no 32 on the recreation area map.
Driving directionsDrive 8 km on Tartu–Jõhvi road to Aovere. Turn right towards Kallaste and drive 12 km. Turn left in the Matjama village and drive 4.8 km along the gravel road up to the junction. Choose the left branch of the road and drive 1.7 km. The forest hut is situated to the left of the road.
Geographic coordinatesLong-Lat WGS 84
latitude: 58.566025
longitude: 26.922973
L-EST 97 x: 6495483 y: 670043