Lake Saare study trail (3.5 km)

You can start the 3.5 km trail, which introduces different forest communities, at the parking area at the start of the trail, or at Sihi or Papi campfire sites. The trail runs along forest surface paths, forest rides, boardwalk and footpaths across a varied terrain. The trail passes the Manteuffel family’s burial and an environmental monitoring station. It offers an interesting and educational walk for visitors of all ages.
Phone+372 676 7030
E-mailinfo.elistvere@rmk.ee
Type of objectStudy trail
Parking facilitiesParking area for 10 cars
Amenities2 large information boards, 13 interest points with information boards, hiking trail signs, boardwalks, 12 m long bridge. 
Camping facilities Tents can be set up and outdoor fireplaces available at Sihi campfire sites, Papi campfire sites
Outdoor fireplace yes
Hiking options yes
SightsLake Saare and Saare kames, different forest communities, the Manteuffel family’s burial
Additional information Before going to nature, please read the Environmental code of conduct (freedom to roam).
Restrictions The study trail is situated in Saarjärve Nature Park.
Planning public events with more than 50 participants and using ATVs requires prior consent from the protected area manager. Additional information from the Environmental Board: +372 680 7427 info@keskkonnaamet.ee.
LocationMustvee Municipality, Jõgeva County
Object no 42 on recreation area map
Driving directionsDrive 33 km from Tartu on Jõhvi–Tartu–Valga road (Road no. 3) towards Jõhvi, turn left (the sign points to Jõgeva and Palamuse), and drive 1 km. Turn left onto the tree-lined driveway to Saare Manor, drive 800 m and turn left at the information board to the parking area. The trails start at the information board.
Geographic coordinatesLong-Lat WGS 84
latitude: 58.659725
longitude: 26.762456
L-EST 97 x: 6505514 y: 660281